Houdini the cat

Having a cat is great except when it is a magic cat that disappears all of the time. Discover where Houdini goes when he vanishes.


About the Author

Carole Lathrop Moeller

After working as an educator for sixty years, #1 Bestselling author, Carole Lathrop Moeller, retired. She enjoys volunteering when she isn’t spending time with her cats and dogs, or playing in the dirt…better known as gardening.

Carole loves the outdoors and the change of seasons. Fall is her favorite as it is when her favorite holiday, Halloween is. She says, “You can make mischief and not get into trouble!”

In between writing her children’s books, she reads and paints watercolor scenes of animals, landscapes, and old barns.


Houdini the Cat Reviews


Cover design- the cover is colorful and cute. Definitely something that would grab a child’s attention as they are looking around a bookstore. It alludes to the story within while showing a cute cat. Kids love cats. 5 STARS

Concept- Carole has taken a magic show seen by a boy and his father and turned it into a cute story about a cat who keeps disappearing. Cats are known for being defensive and hide for safety. Houdini the cat’s hiding is a cute way to entertain children. 5 STARS

Plot and subplot- Houdini is an adorable cat who loves to disappear. Her human boy never fusses at the cat. This is a good way to teach children to be kind to animals. 5 STARS

Character Development- Carole takes her characters and makes them instantly likable. Everyone wants a cat to be fun. The way she lets the cat meow and explains them as words is perfect to get a child’s attention. 5 STARS

Entertainment Level- I was thoroughly entertained. For a child’s book this is a cute story. Every child will enjoy this book. If you are a mother, grandmother, aunt, uncle, grandpa, dad, brother, or sister this is a book you should own. Your child will love it! 5 STARS

Overall- I give this book 5 STARS. It is defiantly a must read for children! Get a copy for all the children in your life and one for your child’s school. – By Award Winning Author Shannon Simpson


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