Picture Book Explorers ~ Oscar Cat-about- town  £5.00

A literature based unit study to accompany Oscar, Cat-About-Town by James Herriott.

ISBN 0-330-32066-1 (Book not included.)


When a young girl brings a sick, stray cat to his surgery, James Herriott and his wife do their best to nurse him back to health. They name the cat Oscar and he soon becomes part of the family. Oscar makes a good recovery but keeps going missing. Where does he go? And what happens when his original owners turn up to claim him?


This Picture Book Explorers pack takes you to North Yorkshire, England, where you can learn about James Herriott and what it takes to become a vet.


Your child can

- learn about design

- try his hand at being a writer

- learn about cats, both as a scientist and an owner

- do maths with a map

- try regional recipes and much more.


You choose the activities to tailor this study into a personalised learning journey for your family.



~ instructions for over 20 activities

~ printables including timeline, maps and flags

~ list of supplies needed

~ optional book & film go-along suggestions.



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Suggested Ages

5 -10





File Size:

1.48 MB





















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