The Nine Lives of Montezuma


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Another cat adventure story from Michael Morpugo, which is both deftly told, and moving. This is the story of Montezuma, a farm cat who aspires to and achieves great power. He has many adventures, both sad and funny.

Montezuma starts out as a tough ginger kitten, and friend of Matthew. As he grows up, and grows in cunning and guile, he stays friends with Matthew.

This is a story to read to children, to encourage children to read, and because it is so well written, it is great fun for adults to read as well.