The Cat Who Got Carried Away
Written by Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Katharine McEwen
Part of the The Gaskitts Series
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A wonderful and humorous family adventure for the ever active Gaskitts. This time it is Horace the cat who has a starring role when he follows a pram and finds himself hot on the heels of a thief! Soon Mr and Mrs Gaskitt and Gus and Gloria are also chasing the pram and the missing pets that are its secret cargo.
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The Cat Who Got Carried Away by Allan Ahlberg
The third book of Allan Ahlberg's mini-masterpieces for early readers. Welcome to the latest grand and gripping Gaskitt story, in which Gus and Gloria have a lot of running to do, Mrs Gaskitt hardly ever gets out of bed and something dreadful happens to Horace! (Also starring: a brainy rat named Randolph; a barking pram; and a considerable number of penguins.) What more do you want?
You can also collect the other Gaskitt stories: The Man Who Wore All His Clothes, winner of The Children's Book Award (Younger Children's category) 2002, The Woman Who Won Things and The Children Who Smelled a Rat.
"Huge fun and ideal for early readers." The Independent on Sunday
"Ahlberg's direct and funny storytelling style makes reading as near-effortless as possible." The Guardian
"A delight from beginning to end. The pictures are outstanding and mark the advent of a really inspired illustrator." The Financial Times
"These books are carefully crafted, ingenious gems ... every page a joy." The Sunday Times
About the Author
Interest Age: From 5
More books by Allan Ahlberg
Walker Books Ltd
3rd May 2012
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