The very special Quaky Cat book created in the aftermath of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes in Canterbury, New Zealand, is now available as an interactive digital KIWA BOOK™. Quaky Cat is an uplifting, evocative tale about a cat, Tiger, who disappeared just before the earthquake struck, and Emma’s search to find him. It is a story that will capture the hearts of children and adults alike, brought to life with stunning, bold illustrations.

Through downloading the Quaky Cat App, you will be supporting Canterbury in its recovery after the devastating earthquakes, with all of the author and illustrator royalties plus a contribution from the publisher being donated to Christchurch charities.


- Swipe-to-Read™
- Touch-to-Hear™
- Touch-to-Spell™
- Read-to-me and read-it-myself options
- Record your narration
- Colour in the illustrations
- Animation and sound effects
- A child-friendly user interface
- Background music that can be turned on and off

This digital book contains text and audio in the following languages: English

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Scholastic New Zealand Limited
© text Diana Noonan
© illustrations Gavin Bishop
English narrated by Derek Judge

What’s New

Version 2.0

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

New UI and improved performance

App Privacy

The developer, Kiwa Digital Limited, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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