Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Pet Show Show-Off

Alan Dapré; Illustrated by Yuliya Somina

Price:
£5.99
Availability:
Not yet published - due 21 Jun 2018

Quick Look

  • Packed with hilarious twists and fun wordplay, all with a cat's-eye view of a zany Scottish family
  • Filled with 40 lively black & white illustrations of Porridge's adventures
  • New series for young readers that will have them laughing out loud -- alongside their adults

Porridge the Tartan Cat has lost his tail, or rather, it's invisible and so is Isla! With vanishing cream, dancing dugs and a Best Pet trophy, how much trouble can Porridge get into in this brilliant series finale?

Format:
paperback
Size:
197 x 158 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Young Kelpies
Illustrations:
40 b/w illustrations
Age Range:
From 7 to 10 years
Extent:
152 pages
ISBN:
9781782503606
Publication date:
21 Jun 2018
Series:
Porridge the Tartan Cat

Description

When Porridge was a wee kitten he toppled into a tin of tartan paint -- which is easy to do and not so easy to say.

Now he lives by Loch Loch with the quirky McFun family: Gadget Grandad, Groovy Gran, Dino Dad, Mini Mum and the twins, Roaring Ross and Invisible Isla. Everyone has a super secret -- or two-- and Porridge is always there to lend a helping paw when things go awry. If there's a fishy biscuit in it for him...

And things do often go awry in the McFun family. It's a good job Porridge has nine lives!

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Porridge the Tartan Cat (it's a long story involving a tin of tartan paint!) has lost his tail, or rather, it's invisible and so is Isla! When pesky Auntie Hettie and her pampered pooch enter the perfect pet show, they will stop at nothing to WIN. But Porridge and Invisible Isla have different ideas. Vanishing cream, dancing dugs and a Best Pet Trophy -- how much trouble can a tartan cat get into?

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In this zany new series for young readers, Porridge purrfectly CAT-a-logs the family's hilarious adventures from a cat's-eye perspective. With wacky twists, silly word play and meow-nificent illustrations in every chapter, readers won't even want to paws for breath.

Author

Alan Dapré is the author of more than fifty books for children. He has also written over one hundred television scripts, transmitted home and abroad. His plays have been on BBC Radio 4 and published for use in schools worldwide.

Yuliya Somina is an award winning illustrator from Moscow. She graduated from the Moscow State Art College with a degree in fine arts and began her career in animation. Yuliya has illustrated many books including Michael Rosen's I Never Know How Poems Start and Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything. She currently lives in Middlesex, England.

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