The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train by Peter Bently


The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train by Peter Bently

From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize comes a pacy rhyming adventure, perfect for any child who loves trains. When a naughty little mouse steals cheese from the station master, a battle between cat and mouse follows! But they put their differences aside when a big, red steam train comes tearing down the track straight towards them! Exquisitely illustrated, this cat and mouse chase is a truly memorable ride that will be good for many repeated trips. 'This is a book that children will really enjoy...It's a book that will give children's sense of adventure a boost up the bottom.' - Rhino Reads


A rollicking, rolling adventure of suspicion and friendship. Full of colour and vitality. A book to be shared again and again. The Scotsman An adventure of a story, full of action and excitement Rhino reads Praise for Cats Ahoy by Peter Bently: It was the sort of book that you can read over and over and never get bored. -- The Guardian A jolly rhyming adeventure of a cheese-stealing mouse pursued by the station master and a big red steam engine Western Morning News

About the Author

Peter Bently

Peter Bently went to ten different schools around the world and studied languages at Oxford University. He started writing for children soon after becoming a parent and now lives with his wife, Lucy, and children, Theo and Tara, in Totnes, Devon (which has its very own excellent medieval castle).

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

7th August 2014



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