Scaredy Cat and Boo by Michael Broad


Scaredy Cat and Boo by Michael Broad

Scaredy Cat is, as his name suggests, scared. He's scared of just about everything from noises to shadows, that is until he meets Boo - a little mouse with a lot of confidence. Wonderfully illustrated this contemporary picture book about two very lovable characters teaches us how to face our fears with a little bit of help from our friends.


A positive and inspiring tale for all those tinies with timid tendencies. -- Junior A reassuring tale which proves that confidence is a case of mind-over-matter, great for improving a little one's self esteem. -- Carousel The book teaches little ones to face their fears with help from their friends. -- Reading Evening Post Packed with beautiful illustrations -- Daily Echo On Michael's first picture book: Baby Blue Bird. '...original, distinctive artwork...

's first book: '...wonderful use of colour... An unforgettable book to keep on the shelf for future generations.'

... The story will probably make even the most timid child laugh and start to come to terms with their fears of the unknown, and therefore not to be trusted. -- School Librarian

About the Author

Michael Broad

Michael studied illustration at Portsmouth University earning 1st Class Honors and now works solely on writing and illustration books for children of all ages. His first picture books; the lovely and poignant Broken Bird and the spirited and inspiring Falling Star, were published by Puffin in 2006. And the courageous tale of Scaredy Cat And Boo! was subsequently published by Hodder in 2007.

The first four books in Michael's exciting young fiction series The Unbelievable Adventures Of Jake Cake, was also released in 2007 by Puffin.

Alongside his own books, Michael also illustrates work by other authors including The Secret Diaries series by Valerie Wilding and poetry books Look Out The Teachers Are Coming! and Best Friends published by Macmillan.

Michael likes dogs, mugs of tea, and painting big canvasses.

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32 pages


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Publication date

21st August 2008



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