The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train

Written by Peter Bently

Illustrated by Steve Cox

The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train Synopsis

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

The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train Press Reviews

A jolly rhyming adeventure of a cheese-stealing mouse pursued by the station master and a big red steam engine * Western Morning News * 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 An adventure of a story, full of action and excitement * 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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444910216
Publication date: 7th August 2014
Author: Peter Bently
Illustrator: Steve Cox
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Peter Bently

Peter studied languages at Oxford and has two young children. He is the author of the bestselling Lark in the Ark (shortlisted for Red House Book Award) and the hilarious The Great Bottom Swap (rated 5 stars on Mumsnet). He recently won the American Library Association Notable Book of the year with King Jack and the Dragon and in 2011 he won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize with Cats Ahoy! Steve Cox is an award-winning illustrator. He studied Graphic Design at Cornwall College of Art, graduating with a distinction, before moving to a successful career in toy packaging and children's TV character ...

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