Catcall (novel)

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Author Linda Newbery
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's
Publisher Orion
Publication date
19 October 2006
Pages 179 pgs
ISBN 978-1-84255-125-7
OCLC 70173774

Catcall is a children's novel by Linda Newbery, published in 2006. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Silver Award.[1]


The story focuses on a young boy named Josh, whose family goes through a dramatic upheaval. There is a new stepdad and a new baby sister.

Josh's younger brother Jamie takes this badly and soon develops an obsession with wild cats and a refusal to speak. Josh uses all his skills, and a cat scrapbook, to help his family heal.