Skip to Main Content

The Magnificent Book of Cats

(Kids Books About Cats, Middle Grade Cat Books, Books About Animals)

Illustrated by Andrew Beckett
Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
See More Retailers

About The Book

Learn about 36 curious, cute, and captivating cats in this beautifully illustrated reference book filled with fascinating facts.

Meet 36 exquisite, majestic, elegant, mischievous, and downright adorable domestic felines, from the well-known Burmese, Persian, and Ragdoll to the more exotic LaPerm, Dragon li, Munchkin, and Havana Brown.

With stunning illustrations, intriguing facts, and full-color poster-sized illustrations, this is the purr-fect reference for cat lovers everywhere.

36 CAT BREEDS: Learn about dozens of cats from the Siamese to the Sphynx.

BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Gorgeous, detailed images bring our favorite felines to life.

FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of fascinating facts in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall cat lovers of all ages.

MAP OF THE FELINE WORLD: A full-page map shows where each cat originates from.

PERFECT GIFT: The ideal gift for all fans of felines.

COLLECT THE SERIES: More beautifully illustrated compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Birds, The Magnificent Book of Horses, The Magnificent Book of Extinct Animals, and The Magnificent Book of Sharks.

About The Author

Barbara Taylor studied environmental sciences at the University of Southampton before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She is a multi-award-winning author of more than 120 children's inLayoution books and encyclopedias on natural history, science, and geography.

About The Illustrator

Andrew Beckett’s passion for natural history shows through not only the subject matter of his images, but also in their sheer quality. His meticulous and painstaking method results in hair-by-hair detail and an incredibly lifelike finish.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (February 28, 2023)
  • Length: 80 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781681888866
  • Ages: 8 - 12

Browse Related Books

Resources and Downloads

High Resolution Images

More books from this author: Barbara Taylor

More books in this series: The Magnificent Book of