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The Quayside Cat

By Toby Forward
Illustrated by Ruth Brown

Toby Forward’s poetic sea-faring tale is complemented perfectly by Ruth Brown’s stunning illustrations.

Down by the harbour the quayside cat, Jim, comes to talk with Old Tregarn about his days long ago at sea. Inspired by Old Tregarn’s tales, Jim longs for his own sea adventure. Before long the two cats have jumped aboard a ship, and so begins Jim’s daring adventure at sea . . .

  • Ruth Brown's life sales now exceed 500,000 copies - bestsellers include A Dark, Dark Tale and Greyfriars Bobby.
  • A great book for cat lovers.
  • Ruth Brown is an amazing illustrator.' Independent

About the author

Toby Forward lives in Beverley in North Yorkshire, and is a parish priest in Hull, although he still manages to devote time to writing. He is married to a teacher, and they have two daughters. Toby Forward originally trained as a teacher of English and R.E. and now combines his writing with working as a parish priest. Some of his stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 under the pseudonym Rahila Khan and Virago published a collection of these stories, which they withdrew from publication once the true identity of the Author Biography was revealed! He has had a teenage novel, Dead Young, published by Simon and Schuster. This is his first book for Transworld. Author Biography lives: West Yorkshire

About the illustrator

Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books, that have been shortlisted for many awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an Author Biography and Illustrator Biography. She was born in Devon and now lives in London and Kent.

ISBN: 9781783441044
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 6, 2014
Dimensions: 240 x 280mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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