Tabby McTat (Early Reader) by Julia Donaldson

Tabby McTat (Early Reader)

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler


Tabby McTat (Early Reader) by Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's purr-fect picture book is now available in an appealing read-alone format. Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy, singing along all day with Fred the busker. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated. Will they ever find each other again? This Early Reader edition contains the complete classic story and pictures, but in a pocket-book format, and with a clearer font and layout to support children who are gaining confidence in reading.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

Author photo © Alex Rumford

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Book Info


40 pages


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Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

5th December 2013



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