Welcome to Franklin's Emporium - the department store where there's magic on every floor!
When Alex is sent to Golden Bay for the summer she just wants be left in peace to read her books. Unfortunately, her cousin Maisie has other ideas and makes Alex go shopping for some white lace gloves. And when you are shopping at Franklin's Emporium, what you end up buying isn't quite what you expected!
Funny, exciting or a little bit spooky, Black Cats are fast-paced stories with short chapters and illustrations throughout. Perfect stepping stones to reading confidence.
Gill Vickery has loved writing and painting since she was very small. She has been a teacher, and also a children's librarian, which she says is the best job in the world, because you get paid to read children's books! The Ivy Crown, Gill's first novel, won the Kathleen Fidler Award.