Hardback, 42 pages
Suggested reading age: 5+
Reviewed by: Indrani Perera
The queen of fantasy, Ursula K Le Guin has written a gorgeous tale for younger readers. Complete with colour illustrations by S.D. Schindler, this is a lovely tale about being different and finding your place in spite of the difficulties and dangers that being different can create. Jane, the heroine of the story is a cat with wings who longs to venture out into the wider world, in spite of all the dangers. She longs for adventure and new friends.
Other titles in this series: Catwings, Catwings Return, Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings