With her father getting transferred and a sick mother being sent away to recover, Belinda’s grandmother will be looking after her. An ordinary grandmother, just like any other grandmother, her mother claimed. But Belinda’s grandmother is anything but ordinary! She’s a witch with a very bossy, superior Siamese cat. Belinda’s life suddenly becomes full of new friends and very unusual adventures.
Belinda is an only child and lonely. When her mother has to leave home to recover from an illness, her grandmother arrives to look after her. Belinda discovers to her delight that she has a very unusual grandmother. Her grandmother’s cat, a superior Siamese called Senna, is equally unusual.
For the first time, Belinda’s life is full of friends and adventures. She learns how to fly a moth-eaten carpet to visit her mother, turn a big black bear back into her father, and saves Senna from certain death.
GENRE: Mid-Grade Reader/Fantasy Word Count: 17, 453
Belinda is thrilled that her unusual grandmother along with her equally unusual Siamese cat, Senna, are looking after her while her parents are away. Unusual things always happen when grandmother comes to visit…
This visit is no exception. First, a missing last will and testament is all that will save old Miss Higgins, then the petrified gryphon on Miss Higgins’ roof accidentally gets woken to life. Belinda and her friends learn they must find the gryphon’s missing ankh in order to learn the location of the will and only then will this hungry, angry gryphon go back to sleep.
Word Count: 16, 801
Belinda’s unusual grandmother, with her unusual cat, Senna, is looking after Belinda while her parents are away. Belinda is thrilled because unusual things always happen when grandmother comes to visit…
And this visit is no exception, first the girls learn of the missing Will that will save old Miss Higgins, then the petrified gryphon on Miss Higgins’ roof accidentally gets woken. If a hungry, angry gryphon wasn’t bad enough, Belinda and her friends learn that they must find the gryphon’s missing ankh, because it might know the location of the Will, and it won’t rest till the ankh is found…
Word Count: 18, 425