A funny and charming NEW young fiction series from Philip Ardagh, bestselling author of The Grunts series and Eddie Dickens adventures, and illustrated by Rob Biddulph, award-winning creator of Draw With Rob. Puuurfect for fans of Alex T. Smith, Pamela Butchart and Laura James.
Meet Furry Purry Beancat – one extraordinary cat with nine extraordinary lives!
Just like every other cat, Furry Purry Beancat loves a catnap. But unlike other cats, when Beancat wakes she finds herself about to embark on a whole new adventure!
All aboard! There’s a mystery on the railway! Join Beancat and her friends as they uncover secrets and spies on the tracks. Who is the ticket-swapping, train-hopping stranger? Is Beancat’s beloved railway in danger? It’s up to our furry (and purry!) hero to solve the puzzle, before it’s too late.
'Exciting and comic, these are purr-fect first adventures' - LoveReading4Kids
LOOK OUT for the first Furry Purry adventure: The Pirate Captain's Cat!
At 6ft 7in tall with an impressive beard to match, Philip has been a published author for twenty-eight years; written over a hundred books; and been translated into around forty languages. His awards include the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Germany’s prestigious Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis. His books range from the best-selling Eddie Dickens series, to the award-winning Grubtown Tales, and The Grunts quartet, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. He is a regular talking-head on TV and radio, discussing the world of children’s books.
Rob Biddulph is a bestselling and multi award-winning author/illustrator. He is also the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019 and 2020. His first picture book, Blown Away (HarperCollins), won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize in 2015. His second book, GRRRRR! (HarperCollins) was nominated for the CILIP Greenaway Medal and the IBW Children’s Picture Book of the Year in 2016.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (September 17, 2020)