In the future, private automobiles are illegal, cell phones are powered by the sun, and Charlie’s African dad and British mum have been kidnapped by idiots and are being held on a submarine. What’s a boy to do? In Charlie’s case, he has the secret special ability to speak Cat. Yes, Cat, the language of cats. Will his ability to talk to cats in their own language help him reunite with his parents?
Corder, Zizou. Lion Boy. New York: Penguin, 2003.