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Quaky cat / by Diana Noonan ; [illustrated by] Gavin Bishop.

By: Noonan, DianaContributor(s): Bishop, Gavin, 1946-Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2010Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781775430292; 1775430294; 9780545387651; 0545387655Subject(s): Canterbury Earthquake (New Zealand : 2010) | 2010 | Canterbury Earthquake, N.Z., 2010 -- Juvenile fiction | Canterbury Earthquake, N.Z., 2010 -- Fiction | Cats -- Fiction | Pets -- Fiction | Earthquakes -- Fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Fiction | Stories in rhyme | Christchurch (N.Z.) -- Fiction | New Zealand -- CanterburyGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Fiction. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: NZ823.2 LOC classification: PZ7.N7394 | Qu 2010Summary: Tiger the cat flees for his life during the Canterbury earthquake that destroys his home. Frightened and in despair he wanders the city of Christchurch, searching for his caregiver Emma. As the city rocks and buildings tumble around him, he sniffs out the comforting smell of stew and finds his way to an emergency hall, where he is reunited with Emma. Although his house is in ruins and city battered he realises that none of it matters when the people you love are safe. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Book Book MHERC
Children's Books on Anxiety, fear, worrry
RIM NZ823.2 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available A41293986
Book Book MHERC
Children's Books on Anxiety, fear, worrry
RIM NZ823.2 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available Written for children following the Canterbury Earthquake. A40234084
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Picture story book for children.

"Written in response to the Canterbury eathquake of 2010 ... includes musings on the Earthquake by Mayor Bob Parker, Margaret Mahy and Jason Gunn"--Back cover.

Tiger the cat flees for his life during the Canterbury earthquake that destroys his home. Frightened and in despair he wanders the city of Christchurch, searching for his caregiver Emma. As the city rocks and buildings tumble around him, he sniffs out the comforting smell of stew and finds his way to an emergency hall, where he is reunited with Emma. Although his house is in ruins and city battered he realises that none of it matters when the people you love are safe. Suggested level: junior, primary.