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This cat must learn to fight!Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten, who lives high up in an old house on a hill.He's never left home, until he receives a mysterious visit from his grandfather who tells him about The Way - a secret martial art for cats.Now Varjak must use the Way to survive in a city full of dangerous dogs, cat gangs and, strangest of all, the mysterious Vanishings.With stunning illustrations from acclaimed graphic artist Dave McKean, this award-winning story has become a modern classic. A celebration of friendship, loyalty and difference, Varjak Paw is an adventure like no other.Praise for Varjak Paw:'Stylish, original and inventive, Varjak Paw is a modern children's classic' - Jacqueline Wilson'A beguiling tale that sticks in the memory. The cat's whiskers' - The Sunday TimesFollow Varjak's further adventures in The Outlaw Varjak Paw.

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About SF Said

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   SF Said  's first book,  Varjak Paw  , won the Nestle Smarties Prize for Children's Literature. The sequel,  The Outlaw Varjak Paw  , won the BBC Blue Peter Book Of The Year.  Phoenix   is his third book. He has written widely about literature, films and the arts for  The Guardian More about SF Said

About Dave McKean

Neil Gaiman is British and lives in the USA. He is the author of many highly acclaimed novels for adults and children and he has a cult following for his work in the graphic novel arena. Neil also writes screenplays and two of his own works are now films - Stardust and Coraline.   Dave McKean has created illustrations and photographs for hundreds of CD, book

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