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  • Published: 1 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552570862
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $17.99

Paws and Whiskers




A wonderful collection of stories, extracts and poems about cats and dogs from one of our most beloved writers for children, Jacqueline Wilson. Buying this book helps real cats and dogs find homes!

The very best stories about cats and dogs from the world of children's literature, chosen by bestselling author Jacqueline Wilson!

Includes a brand new story by Jacqueline herself, Leonie's Pet Cat as well as extracts from treasured classics such as The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith and Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams, and from modern favourite writers such as Anne Fine and Patrick Ness.

The book also features personal new pieces from many authors about their own treasured pets, with contributions from Michael Morpurgo, Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and more.

This is the purrfect book for animal lovers! For every copy sold, a significant donation will be made to Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.

  • Published: 1 April 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552570862
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $17.99

About the authors

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson wrote her first novel when she was nine years old, and she has been writing ever since. She is now one of Britain’s bestselling and most beloved children’s authors. She has written over 100 books and is the creator of characters such as Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather. More than forty million copies of her books have been sold.

As well as winning many awards for her books, including the Children’s Book of the Year, Jacqueline is a former Children’s Laureate, and in 2008 she was appointed a Dame.

Jacqueline is also a great reader, and has amassed over 20,000 books, along with her famous collection of silver rings.

Find out more about Jacqueline and her books at www.jacquelinewilson.co.uk

Nick Sharratt

Nick Sharratt has written and illustrated many books for children including Shark in the Park, You Choose and Pants. He has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the 2001 Children's Book Award. He has also enjoyed stellar success illustrating Jacqueline Wilson's books. Nick lives in Brighton.

Praise for Paws and Whiskers

Wonderful tales . . . [A] purrfect pet anthology

Daily Record

Tales of children and their trusty pets have been freshened up for a new century, often with a gritty edge

Daily Telegraph

A must-see on young animal lovers' bookshelves. Jacqueline has chosen over thirty stories from writers including Michael Morpurgo and Enid Blyton - and best of all, there's a brand-new story from our favourite author hersefl

Paws

A wonderful anthology

The Times

This is an excellent collection of stories about cats and dogs which will be hugely popular with all animal-loving children. Featuring stories old and new from some of the best children's writers, this book is full of stories to share and to treasure. There are extracts from many children's classics including The Incredible Journey, The Hundred and One Dalmations and Through the Looking Glass. 'Pet's Corner' is famous authors telling the reader all about their favourite pets. A super anthology and the perfect way to encourage children to seek out the full length stories.

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