COMP CLOSED | Book Giveaway | How to Be a Cat

How to Be a Cat

We are very pleased to be giving away two copies of Juliette MacIver’s book ‘How to Be a Cat’, to our GrownUps members.

All you need to do to enter the draw is be a GrownUps member, make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter and fill in your details near the bottom of the page!

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About How to Be a Cat

A fun, colourful companion to Duck Goes Meow, winner of the 2023 NZ Children’s Best Picture Book award

The lessons continue as little Duck learns all the tricks of the trade to be a cat. From washing fur, to stalking prey, to climbing trees. Can little Duck do the same things the kittens do?

Another simple story by Juliette MacIver with flawless rhyme and rhythm that make this a perfect companion title to Duck Goes Meow. This is a perfect read-aloud book.

Carla Martell revisits her cast of colourful characters, imbuing all the actions of learning how to be a cat with energy and humour.

About the Author

Juliette MacIver is an award-winning children’s picture book author of many Scholastic titles such as the wonderful Marmaduke Duck series; Henry Bob Bobbalich; Grasshoppers Dance; Tom and the Dragon; We’re Off to Find a Kiwi; Bye Bye Bye; A Mother’s Day Dilemma and The Moose and the Goose. In 2023 she published her first junior fiction trilogy with Scholastic, Faelan the Wolf. Duck Goes Meow has already been picked up by publishers in Israel (Hebrew language) and Belgium (Dutch language).

Juliette has a BA in Linguistics, and Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the Trinity College of London, and has almost completed her Master’s degree, also in Linguistics. She lives near Wellington with her husband and four children.

Carla Martell is an illustrator and designer from Auckland. She specialises in whimsical illustration featuring children, animals and curious characters, hand-lettering and surface

pattern design. Carla has illustrated a number of books with Scholastic including the much-acclaimed Tulip and Doug as well as Tulip and Sprout, Christmas in Summer, Granny’s Undies, Santa’s Fireproof Knickers, Colin the Christmas Mince Pie and Why Won’t You Sleep?!



Terms and conditions

    1. You must be a GrownUps member and receive our newsletter to be eligible to win.
    2. Competition closes on the 28th April 2024, winners will be notified via email by 29th April 2024.
    3. It is your responsibility to ensure you correctly enter a New Zealand postal address where the prize can be sent. GrownUps will not take responsibility for prizes sent to incorrect addresses.
    4. Winners are drawn at random by the GrownUps administration team.
    5. GrownUps employees and family are not eligible to enter.
    6. By entering the giveaway, you approve for GrownUps to use your name on social media as winner of the competition.
    7. One entry per household.
    8. Prize in non transferrable.
    9. You must reside in New Zealand – the prize can only be redeemed within New Zealand.
    10. You must be over 50 years of age to enter, please check your details are correct in your membership dashboard.