The Diabolical Mr Tiddles by Tom McLaughlin
  

The Diabolical Mr Tiddles

Written by Tom McLaughlin

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How far will Mr Tiddles the cat go to keep his loving master Harry happy? Harry has longed for a cat but, when Mr Tiddles arrives, things begin to get a bit out of hand. Every day he brings Harry something new; it starts with a mouse but soon Harry is waking up to some very generous presents including a train set and a horse. When Harry decides to find the source of the generous gifts he finds himself face to face with the Queen and also discovers just how audacious Mr Tiddles is prepared to be. A rich flight of fancy, this is a delightfully exuberant story.

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The Diabolical Mr Tiddles by Tom McLaughlin

Meet Mr Tiddles - he's not your everyday cat. He's a cat with attitude! When Harry gets a cat of his own, he does everything to make Mr Tiddles happy. Mr Tiddles wants to make Harry happy too. He brings him little presents ...the odd expired mouse or two, but when Harry wakes up to find a trainset, priceless works of art, dinosaurs, robots and a horse named Alan in his bedroom, he realizes things are completely out of control!

Reviews

"An outstanding picture book debut, from a very talented visual storyteller. Tom McLaughlin obviously comes from good stock." Oliver Jeffers, author of Up And Down - and Tom's cousin

“Mr Tiddles is a lovable rascally character. Great fun!” Claire Freedman, author of the Aliens Love Underpants series

About the Author

Tom McLaughlin

Before becoming a writer and illustrator Tom McLaughlin spent 9 years working as political cartoonist for The Western Morning News thinking up silly jokes about even sillier politicians. Then, in 2004 Tom took the plunge into illustrating and writing his own books. Since then he has written and illustrated picture books as well as working on animated TV shows for Disney and Cartoon Network.

Tom lives in Devon and his hobbies include drinking tea, looking out of the window, and biscuits. His hates include spiders, running out of biscuits, and writing biographies.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Tom McLaughlin
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Author's Website

www.tommclaughlin.co.uk/

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

5th January 2012

ISBN

9781847388803

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