The complete story and original illustrations of CATS AHOY! by Peter Bently and Jim Field have been specially re-designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour, he hatches a plan involving a ghost pirate ship, some gullible fishermen and LOTS of cats! Winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011.
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Peter Bently is the award-winning author of around seventy books for young children. He grew up in an army family and went to ten schools as far apart as Devon, Germany and Hong Kong. Both his parents told him bedtime stories (like the one about Mowberley, the boy who tunnelled to Australia) and he still believes this is crucial in developing a child's imagiMore about Peter Bently
Jim Field Biography
Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway award. He ha