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Katje the Windmill Cat Gretchen Woelfle

Katje the Windmill Cat By Gretchen Woelfle

Katje the Windmill Cat by Gretchen Woelfle

Condition - Very Good
5 in stock


Based on a true story over 500 years old, this is the story of Katje, the windmill cat, who lives with the miller. When he gets married Katje is driven from the house, and moves into the windmill. When a storm breaks the dyke, Katje performs an extraordinary feat of courage, and is welcomed home.

Katje the Windmill Cat Summary

Katje the Windmill Cat by Gretchen Woelfle

This heroic tale was inspired by a true story that took place over 500 years ago. It tells of Katje the windmill cat who lives happily with Nico, the miller, in a Dutch village by the sea. But when Nico brings home his new bride, everything changes. Katje is shooed away by Lena as she sweeps the house or when she finds Katje playing with the new baby. Eventually poor Katje leaves her home and moves into the windmill. But when a storm breaks the dike that holds back the sea, Katje performs a feat of extraordinary courage that makes her forever welcome in the house.

Katje the Windmill Cat Reviews

Magnificent. * Carousel *
Gleams as brightly as a china bowl. * Junior Education *

About Gretchen Woelfle

Author of the delightful picture book Katje the Windmill Cat, illustrated by Nicola Bayley. A truly gifted painter, best known for her loving, detailed illustrations of cats.

Additional information

Katje the Windmill Cat by Gretchen Woelfle
Used - Very Good
Walker Books Ltd
Short-listed for LA Kate Greenaway Medal 2002 Short-listed for Kate Greenaway Medal 2002
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Katje the Windmill Cat