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Paws and Whiskers

Paws and Whiskers (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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Features stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature. This book also includes personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets.

ISBN 9780552570862
Barcode 9780552570862
Published 1 April 2015 by Random House
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780552570862
ISBN-10 0552570869
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Random House
Imprint Corgi Childrens
Publication Date 1 April 2015
International Publication Date 1 January 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
English Literature: Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 277g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.01083629752
Catalogue Code 491492

Description of this Book

This special anthology features the very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author and Battersea Cats and Dogs Home patron Jacqueline Wilson. It includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself, Leonie's Pet Cat, as well as extracts from treasured classics such as The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness. The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more. This is a collection to enjoy and share for many years. For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Wonderful tales ... [A] purrfect pet anthology Daily Record
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jacqueline Wilson (Author) Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain's bestselling and most beloved children's authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold. As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children's Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children's Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame. Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings. Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk Nick Sharratt (Illustrator) Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children including Shark in the Park, You Choose and Pants. He has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed stellar success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson's books. Nick lives in Hove.

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