Cat has been thrown out of the farmhouse in disgrace: the animals in the farmyard are sorry for him, and prepared to be righteously angry on his behalf. But each time they question him, yet another piece of mischief gets mentioned! When the farmer hears of it, he is prepared to re-instate the cat, until he hears the final 'small' misdemeanour the cat confesses to!
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As well as being an author and anthologist, Pat Thomson works with teachers as a lecturer and librarian - work which involves a constant search for short stories which have both quality and child-appeal. She is the compiler of many previous, successful age-ranged and subject-ranged anthologies for the Doubleday/Corgi list. She is also an Honorary Vice-PresidMore about Pat Thomson
Ian Whybrow's many popular successes range from picture books to novels for older children. Best known for his original humour, he always writes with adult readers as well as young ones in mind. He has a brilliant ear for voices, and takes pride in the fact that his work reads aloud very well. `I loved being read to as a child,' he says. `And I loved the senMore about Jonathan Allen