MAGICAL ADVENTURES OF TARA AND THE TALKING KIT Diana Cooper
Young Tara finds school and home life difficult until she is given Ash-ting, a little grey kitten. When she finds she can communicate with him, her life changes dramatically as he teaches her how to make friends and talk to adults in a pleasant way. Together Tara and Ash-ting help her Daddy when he fears he may lose his job and also Rosy, a new girl at school, who is not allowed to see her Dad or her dog. Along the way Tara learns when she is bad tempered and aggressive her aura is dark and no one wants to be friends with her. When she is nice to the other children in the school her aura glows pink and they want to be friends. With Ash-ting »®s advice, Tara understands that to have friends and be happy, you have to be prepared to be nice to people, and that in fact, it »®s easier to be nice than to be anything else. Age 4-8.
80pp, 157mm x 220mm, hardback, illus in b/w, 2011