Cathy Brown Murphy
110 pages, 5" x 7.5"
Ages 8 to 11 / Grades 3 to 6
Jasmine is a well-loved house cat without a care in the world
until a house fire destroys her owners' cottage. Unaware their
pet survived the fire, her family returns home to Halifax,
leaving the dazed and injured cat alone for the first time in her
Jasmine sets out from the Amherst Shore in northern Nova
Scotia, knowing she must somehow find her way to Joel, the
boy she loves above all others.
On the way, she encounters great danger and new friends.
On her unforgettable journey, the little Siamese cat is
transformed from a pampered pet into an independent
creature, capable of fending for herself.
About the Author
Cathy Brown Murphy was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and graduated from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. She has received a first place award in the category of writing for children in the Atlantic Writers competition, as well as a first place award in the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick competition. Jasmine's Journey is her first published novel. She currently lives in Moncton, New Brunswick.