Ottoline and the Yellow Cat (group set, 7 books)

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Introducing Miss Ottoline Brown, an exceptionally inquisitive Mistress of Disguise, and her partner in crime, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve...

Ottoline lives in a stylish apartment in Big City with a small hairy creature called Mr. Munroe. Together they look after the Brown family's eclectic collections - and dabble in a spot of detective work. So they are the first to the scene of the crime when a string of high-society dog-nappings and jewel thefts hits Big City. Ottoline (who luckily has a diploma from the Who-R-U Academy of Disguise) and Mr. Munroe go undercover - and expose an ingenious scam masterminded by furry feline crook, the Yellow Cat.

  • Free discussion notes on this website
  • quirky mystery
  • black and white illustrations throughout
  • 176 pages

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Ottoline and the Yellow Cat discussion guide


Ottoline and The Yellow Cat

Author: Chris Riddell

Illustrator: Chris Riddell

Publisher: Macmillan

Synopsis: Ottoline lives in a stylish apartment in Big City with a small hairy creature called Mr. Munroe. Together they look after the Brown family's eclectic collections - and dabble in a spot of detective work. So they are the first to the scene of the crime when a string of high-society dog-nappings and jewel thefts hits Big City. Ottoline (who luckily has a diploma from the Who-R-U Academy of Disguise) and Mr. Munroe go undercover - and expose an ingenious scam masterminded by furry feline crook, the Yellow Cat.

Selection notes: A perfect blend of word and image in this illustrated fiction for junior readers. Riddell brings the wit of the political cartoonist to this quirky mystery. Suitable for a wide age range from 7+ There are lots of clues to unpick and this is a great text for looking at the way foreshadowing works in  mystery stories.

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