A boy stood in the playground under the big fig tree. 'He can't speak English,' the children whispered. Sydney, 1942. The war is coming to Australia - not only with the threat of bombardment, but also the arrival of refugees from Europe. Dreamy Columba's world is growing larger. She is drawn to Ellery, the little boy from far away, and, together with her highly practical best friend Hilda, the three children embark on an adventure through the harbour-side streets - a journey of discovery and terror, in pursuit of the mysterious blue cat ...

Genre: Children's Fiction

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"Bright and strange, full of dread and mystery and beauty." - Sonya Hartnett


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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Blue Cat
Author(s): Ursula Dubosarsky
ISBN: 1-76063-483-2 / 978-1-76063-483-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
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March 2017 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Blue Cat
Author(s): Ursula Dubosarsky
ISBN: 1-76029-229-X / 978-1-76029-229-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: A & U Children
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2017 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Blue Cat
Author(s): Ursula Dubosarsky
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon AU