Stan and Mabel by Jason Chapman

Stan and Mabel

Written by Jason Chapman

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Brilliantly told in words and pictures, this is the entertaining adventure of best friends Stan and Mabel, a dog and a cat, who share a passion for music. Teaming up with their animal friends the two indulge their passion and end up setting up an amazing orchestra with some very unusual players.


Stan and Mabel by Jason Chapman

Music-lovers Stan (a dog) and Mabel (a cat) live in a block of flats in the city. When their musician neighbour goes to judge the auditions for the ‘Best Orchestra in the World’, they decide to follow her. Animals they meet along the way misunderstand their mission and come with them, thinking that they’re going to audition! Their newly formed orchestra sounds terrible, but they are the best (and only) animal orchestra in the world!

About the Author

Jason Chapman

Jason Chapman has produced illustrations for the Natural History Museum, the Singapore Science Centre and Chicago Field Museum. He is the Artist in Residence at The Battersea Dog’s and Cat’s home and has illustrated numerous children's books. He also wrote and illustrated Stan and Mabel and Ted, Bo and Diz: The First Adventure. He lives in Devon with his wife and three children.

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32 pages


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Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st January 2011




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