Mr and Mrs Hurry are always rushing about. They never stop! But that means they forget some rather important things – like eating . . . and shopping . . . and taking their son Harry to school!
Thankfully, Tiggs the cat is around to remind them. But will anyone remember to give Tiggs his dinner?


Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.


Funny family adventure. Brilliant for emerging readers, and tells a satisfying story.

The Bookseller, Fiona Noble

Delightful family story. The humour is just right… perfectly enhanced by Tony Ross’ comic illustrations.

Marilyn Brocklehurst, Bookseller

Funny, satisfying story for emerging readers

Andrea Reece, Lovereading BOTM

Charmingly funny book moves along at the hurried pace you’d expect, making the brief pauses and reflections all the more rewarding.

Teach Primary Magazine

Fun for emerging readers

The School Librarian

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