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Anton and Cecil, Book 2

Cats on Track

By Lisa Martin, Valerie Martin

Illustrated by Kelly Murphy

Terrible news has reached cat brothers Anton and Cecil: their rodent friend Hieronymus has been captured. Anton and Cecil must set out to rescue the mouse who once saved Anton’s life.

Boarding one of the monstrous machines the mice call “landships,” the brothers travel to the Wild West. Along the way Cecil is tossed out onto the prairie by the train’s conductor only to face bison, prairie dogs, and a boy who would make him a pet. Meanwhile, Anton meets a ferret friend who warns of stampeding herds, rattlesnakes, and fierce, enormous cats. Facing such danger can Anton and Cecil find the courage and wit to save Hieronymus?


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Review quotes
“Fast-paced and engaging.” —Booklist

"Descriptive language puts readers right with the brothers as they escape a ravenous owl, use a stampede of bison to their advantage, and enlist the aid of prairie dogs to escape a pack of coyotes . . . A satisfying adventure for fans of animal fantasy tales.” —School Library Journal
Product Details
Age range
8 - 12
Grade range
3 - 7
Anton and Cecil
Number of pages
Publication date
August 25, 2015