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The Best Cat

Join us as we celebrate the launch of The Best Cat, the Est Cat, the first children's book published by the State Library of NSW, with award-winning author Libby Hathorn.

The Best Cat, the Est Cat stars a mysterious talking cat who takes two children and readers on a rollicking adventure through the State Library. They’re chased by ghosts and spy incredible treasures, before finally learning the Best Cat’s secret.

Meet Libby and The Best Cat’s talented illustrator Rosie Handley at our special online launch on Thursday 4 November.

Check this page regularly for fun learning activities for children and families.

The Best Cat, the Est Cat is supported by the State Library Foundation.

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