It's So Unfair! by Pat Thomson

It's So Unfair!

Written by Pat Thomson

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Big, bold, wacky and entertaining illustrations are the real hallmark of this great title and it’s a terrific way of introducing all manner of farm yard animals to young toddlers using rather a naughty cat as the main character.


It's So Unfair! by Pat Thomson

Cat has been thrown out of the farmhouse in disgrace: the animals in the farmyard are prepared to be righteously angry on his behalf. But each time they question him, yet another piece of mischief gets mentioned! When the farmer hears of it, he is prepared to re-instate the cat, until he hears the final 'small' misdemeanour the cat confesses to.


Animal solidarity is brilliantly conveyed in Jonathan Allen's big, bold and hugely entertaining illustrations. Guardian A funny, colourful gem.

About the Author

Pat Thomson trained as a teacher and is now very active in promoting reading for pleasure. She visits schools, and is involved in many children's reading schemes, including the Federation of Children's Book Groups. She is the author of over 50 books, which have been published in many languages.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2007




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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