Dermot O’Leary

Dermot O’Leary

  • 5 stars across 8 books

Dermot O’Leary (Author)
Dermot O'Leary is the bestselling author of the five books in the Toto the Ninja Cat series.

He started his career on T4 for Channel 4 and has also presented shows for both ITV and the BBC.

Dermot presents a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 2, 'Saturday Breakfast with Dermot O'Leary'. The show is produced by Ora Et Labora, the production company Dermot co-founded in 2008.

Ora Et Labora also produces Rylan's BBC Radio 2 show, a number of podcasts and the TV show 'Reel Stories' for BBC2, looking back at iconic singers' lives on screen.

In 2019, he launched a podcast, 'People, Just People' with Audible, featuring guests including Stephen Graham, Ed Miliband and Eni Aluko.

He lives in London with his wife Dee, their son Kasper and their cats Socks and, of course, Toto.

You can find Dermot on Twitter and Instagram: @radioleary

Claire Powell (Illustrator)
Claire is an illustrator, writer and designer who lives and works in London. She has spent several years as a design director in the world of channel rebranding working for clients such as Nickelodeon, BBC Three, CBBC and BBC One. Claire has a tendency towards humour and bright, bold use of colour and she loves creating strong typographical layouts to help tell a story.

21st September 2017

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape: Book 1

From bestselling children's author and TV broadcaster, Dermot O'Leary, comes an action-packed new adventure from Toto th... MoreToto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape: Book 1

(39 reviews) Review
5th March 2020

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe: Book 3

From bestselling children's author and TV broadcaster, Dermot O'Leary, comes an action-packed new adventure from Toto th... MoreToto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe: Book 3

(33 reviews) Review
20th September 2018

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Incredible Cheese Heist: Book 2

From bestselling children's author and TV broadcaster, Dermot O'Leary, comes an action-packed new adventure from Toto th... MoreToto the Ninja Cat and the Incredible Cheese Heist: Book 2

(24 reviews) Review
16th September 2021

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Legend of the Wildcat: Book 5

Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can't wait for you to join her on her FIFTH ninja adventure! From one of the UK's best-... MoreToto the Ninja Cat and the Legend of the Wildcat: Book 5

(24 reviews) Review
14th September 2023

Wings of Glory: An action-packed, funny adventure story from Dermot O'Leary

Join one tiny bird on a hilarious adventure to save his sister - and his country!An action-packed tale of courage, adven... MoreWings of Glory: An action-packed, funny adventure story from Dermot O'Leary

(16 reviews) Review
17th September 2020

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Mystery Jewel Thief: Book 4

Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can't wait for you to join her on her FOURTH ninja adventure! From one of the UK's bes... MoreToto the Ninja Cat and the Mystery Jewel Thief: Book 4

(15 reviews) Review
12th September 2024

Spy Fox and Agent Feathers

Can a crafty fox and a genius chicken complete an epic rescue mission... without one of them getting eaten? A funny acti... MoreSpy Fox and Agent Feathers

(0 reviews) Review
4th April 2024

Toto the Ninja Cat: Books 1-3

Meet Toto: she's no ordinary cat, and she can't wait to have an adventure with you! The totally paw-some collection of B... MoreToto the Ninja Cat: Books 1-3

(0 reviews) Review
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