HJ Blenkinsop Ph.D. writes books for girls with gumption and is the author of Kitty Tweddle and the Wishing Well . She lives in the wilds of New York with her family, including a three-legged cat called Miracle. When she's not cooking up strange tales, HJ dabbles in soap making and potion mixing. She blogs about the bizarre at Chicken Road Diaries and can be found on Twitter at @HJBlenkinsop.

Cats of musical genius and royal birth fiddle their way through some of our most beloved nursery rhymes. Known as