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The Stowaway

The stowaway.

by Katie Furze 

JJ 45 cover

Walter is a cat who catches mice at the factory next door to his home. He has friends at the factory who, like his family, are very fond of him. When he doesn’t come home for his dinner, the family is worried and checks with the factory workers. Where can Walter be? The story shifts back in time to show the reader that Walter has been accidentally trapped in a shipping container. He arrives in Australia many days later and, thanks to a kindly quarantine officer, he is returned to his family. A page at the end of the story includes a map, a photo, and some information about the real cat that “The Stowaway” is based on.

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Series: Junior Journal 45, Level 2, 2012

Learning area: English

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: cat, mice, friends, trapped

In: Junior Journal 45, Level 2, 2012

Publication date: January 2012

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