Peter, le chat debout

Peter, le chat debout

by Nadine Robert
  • animal
  • early-chilhood
  • family-and-friendship
  • french-from-quebec
  • from-quebec

One morning, Phil finds a box on his doorstep. He is intrigued and rips it open. A black and white cat pops out and stands up on its hind legs. Phil is surprised, but no matter: he has always wanted a cat!

Both clumsy and talented, his new friend has plenty of surprises in store for him: Peter the standing cat is no ordinary cat…


Nadine Robert, author

Jean Jullien, illustrator


  • With great sensitivity, Nadine Robert conveys the close relationship between children and their pets, ideal companions to while away the day. - Le Devoir Link to review
  • “Peter, le chat debout" is funny, charming and a pleasure to tell… and it has a little something extra: it shows the value of difference and the importance of changing how we look at things that stray from the norm. - La campagne pour la lecture Link to review

Rights Holder

Rights Holder: Comme des géants



rights sold: Anglais, Italien, Espagnol, Suédois, Slovène, Chinois

rights available: World

Additional Information

age range: 3 - 5

number of pages: 56

publication date: 09/18/2017

Original language of pub: French | Français

Materials Available: finished book

Additional Materials: *BOOK TEASER* Peter, le chat debout