In Paris Cafe in the heart of Parnell,
a hullabaloo woke Fifi la Belle.
Madame la Mousse was bubbling about,
loading her Citroen both inside and out.
Piling in packages, boxes and bags,
suitcases fastened with fanciful tags,
hold-alls and haversacks, hampers as well...
Fifi la Belle is taken on a journey in sumptuous style through the country, fields, forests, deserts and snow until they arrive at the edge of the sea. Then much to her disdain she is put into a box. Of course Fifi makes short work of that and takes off to discover the ferry boat...
Young children are going to love this delightful tale about Fifi le Belle - cat extraordinaire - the third book in the series. The rhythm and rhyme bounce off the pages and the gorgeous illustrations compliment the book perfectly. Read aloud to 4-7 year old children.
Reviewed by Maria Gill