Kid’s Book Review: Cats in Chaos

Kid’s Book Review: Cats in Chaos

About the Book, Author and Illustrator

The rhyming text from hugely popular, award-winning author, Peter Bently, with brilliantly witty illustrations from John Bond this picture book will definitely have young children ‘reading’ with pleasure.

This story is a fun-filled look into the chaotic world of cats and all the crazy things they get up to when their owners aren’t looking that will appeal to fans of The Secret Life of Pets or anyone who shares their home with a mischievous moggy.


Peter Bentley author

Peter Bently studied languages at Oxford University, England, and lives in Devon with his wife Lucy and their two children. After a career as a non-fiction editor, he turned to writing for children soon after the birth of his son Theo. Egmont published his very first children’s book, the bestselling A Lark in the Ark, which was shortlisted for the Red House award and the inaugural BookTrust Book of the Year awards. We have also reviewed Dogs in Disguise.

John Bond is an illustrator, author and artist who lives and works in Worthing on the south coast, UK. His debut picture book, Mini Rabbit Not Lost was published by HarperCollins Children’s Books in September 2018 and was nominated for best picture book in the 2019 Waterstones Book Prize.
Mini Rabbit Must Help and Mini Rabbit Come Home were published in 2020 and 2021 respectively and complete this trilogy of witty adventures.


Book Review

My favourite part was when he flies through the fire with the bike

Mums says: An uproariously fun book with cats causing chaos. Prepare your showman voice!

Ibrahim says: This was a funny book about cats in the circus being naughty. They have funny names and they make me laugh. My favourite part was when he flies through the fire with the bike. It was so much fun

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Reviewer Profile

  • Name: Ibrahim
  • Age: 3 years
  • Likes: dandelions, chocolate and tangerines
  • Dislikes: goats
  • Favourite TV cartoon: Peter Rabbit
  • Favourite Book: The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson