Friday, 4 November 2016

Books into Film - A Street Cat Named Bob

The week sees the release of the film adaptation of A Street Cat Named Bob, the true story of James Bowen, former homeless busker, recovering drug addict and Big Issue seller, whose life is turned around when he meets a ginger tom cat called Bob.  The film stars Luke Treadwell as James and Bob as himself.

A TRS favourite, A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen, also appears on the World Book Day Writes of Passage list of 50 books that will change your life.

To view a trailer of the film click here and copies of A Street Cat Named Bob, and the children’s adaption of the book Bob, No Ordinary Cat are available to borrow from the Libraries. 

Also out in cinemas is the film adaptation of Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, a gripping psychological thriller.  The film stars Emily Blunt and, for the film, the action has been transferred from London to New York.  A copy of Girl on the Train is available to borrow from the War Memorial Library.

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