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The Nine Lives of Romeo Crumb, Life 1

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The Nine Lives of Romeo Crumb, Life 1 by L. Rifkin
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For ages 9-12. L Rifkin proves once and for all that every cat is born to live and die nine times. In fact, the familiar myth is turned completely on its head in this remarkable book. The secret world of cats is revealed in this epic tale of feline civil war, where we meet young Romeo, a stray who finds himself battered between two very different worlds. It's the domestic cats, the Sticks vs the street cats, the Alleys. As battle lines are drawn, warriors train for combat and a hero emerges to inspire a nation. Fraught with danger from page one, Romeo loses his family at the claws of Fidel and his gang of vicious Alleys. After being rescued from the Pound, Romeo finds a new home with 'his person', 9-year-old Dennis Crumb. As long as Romeo stays inside with his adopted family he's safe, however, when he ventures out he finds danger lurking around every corner. Fortunately, Queen Elizabeth, a wise cat who lives nearby, befriends Romeo. She takes him to the Factory, a burned-out building where other Sticks secretly learn how to defend themselves from the Alleys and the indifferent humans of the city.

Author Biography

As a teacher for almost ten years, Rifkin observed the countless books her students read, and it was their natural curiosity about the secret communication between animals that inspired her to write this book.
Release date NZ
March 31st, 2005
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
b/w illus
Imprint
Stratford Road Press
Pages
312
Dimensions
225x145x23
ISBN-13
9780974322100
Product ID
1840152

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