Today we are looking at the book Simon Ships Out: A heroic cat at sea by Jacky Donovan.
About the book:
***Based on the TRUE events that gave ship’s cat Simon the title of WORLD’S FIRST CELEBRITY CAT in newspapers, film and television many years ago, this extraordinary and warm hearted narration brings Simon’s story back into the limelight for pet loving adults across the globe.***
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes.
But alongside new friend Peggy, the ship’s dog, he discovers a mortal enemy in king rat Mao Tse Tung.
Under heavy fire from the Chinese Communists, the ship runs aground, stranded for 101 agonising days. Despite severe injuries, Simon and the crew bravely battle their respective foes, enabling Amethyst to make an epic escape. Heralded…
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