The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

Author(s): Luis SepĂșlveda

Young Adult Fiction

Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once it's hatched and - most difficult of all - to teach the baby gull to fly.


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Born in Santiago, Chile, Luis Sepulveda is the multi-award-winning author of many adult novels and stories for children. Politically and socially engaged, he was persecuted and jailed by the Pinochet regime and worked for years as a crew member on a Greenpeace ship. The Story of a Seagull and The Cat Who Taught Her to Fly has been translated in over 40 countries with several film and theatre adaptations.

General Fields

  • : 9781846884009
  • : Alma Books
  • : Alma Books
  • : March 2016
  • : 198mm X 128mm
  • : May 2016
  • : books

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  • : Luis SepĂșlveda
  • : Paperback
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  • : en
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