The Mice in the Churchyard by Kes Gray


The Mice in the Churchyard by Kes Gray

Using tombstones for tables and headstones for seating, The neighbourhood cats called a mice-catching meeting. What are the churchyard cats to do? There are mice running all over the place and they need to be stopped! But mouse catching is not as easy as you'd think, and the cats soon find that no matter how many times they try, they always end up with empty paws ...

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


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Publication date

29th August 2013



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