Introducing Bridge Readers

‘Moon Chase was a godsend!’ Liz Howells, Speech & Language teacher.

‘wonderful for engaging the less confident reader, or those moving towards Young Adult and Adult fiction. This makes it an ideal tool in the classroom to help weaker and improving readers’  Laura Davies, Fair Foundations (The English Society)

The Cat and the Fiddle

Find out more about Cathy Farr’s hilarious new book for children.  Illustrated by Michael Terry, The Cat and the Fiddle tells of the attempts of young Max and his gran’s dog, Randolf, to rescue a friend in need.

Moon Chase

Cathy Farr introduces and reads from her first novel, Moon Chase, a fantasy adventure featuring the huge Fellhounds that were inspired by her own Irish Wolfhounds.

Examples Of Bridge Writing

See and hear some of the results from Cathy Farr’s Bridge Writing workshops with Years 5 & 6 this year, read by Cathy Farr. For more information or to book a workshop, contact

Mojo’s Morning

This is a small ALN group of Year 6 children reading out their story of Mojo’s Morning, in which they describe an average morning for  Mojo, the Irsih Wolfhound.  They wrote this using a very simple narrative framework provided by Cathy Farr to keep the story on track, the aim being to encourage the children to write more about less, using extended, appropriate vocabulary to create an interesting piece…with no aliens or zombies! And here’s the result.