From the funniest voice in young fiction today, the fourth festive book in this irresistible series for young readers about imaginary friends in hilarious rhyming text and with adorable illustrations by Ella Okstad.
Ava and Squishy are back and this time their adorable chaos hits Christmas preparations for Mum, Dad, baby Roo, the local Christmas fete and much, much more . . . In her letter to Santa, Ava only has one wish. Will she get what her heart desires on Christmas day?
Rising star Pip Jones continues to give her quirky twist to everyday experiences in this warm and humorous series. The jaunty rhyming text is perfect for reading aloud, and Ella Okstad's gorgeous, distinctive illustrations will help more confident readers learn to read by themselves for the first time.
'A surefire hit.' Guardian
'Charming.' The Times
'Bound to ensure catisfaction.' Independent
'Cleverly bridging the gap between picture books and longer fiction, the lovable Squishy is certain to be a success with under-sevens.' BookTrust
'In delightful rhyme reminiscent of Dr Seuss, this charmingly illustrated book is bound to become a bedtime fave.' Gurgle
This is Book 1 in the Squishy McFluff the Invisible Cat Series. See all Squishy McFluff the Invisible Cat books here.
Pip Jones lives in East London with her partner, her two daughters and a real invisible cat. She writes a lot. Pip won the inaugural Greenhouse Funny Prize in 2012 with Squishy McFluff: The Invisible Cat, her first book. She is the author of six other Squishy McFluff books, several picture books (including Daddy's Sandwich and The Chocolate Monster) and herMore about Pip Jones
Steve Metzger is the bestselling author of more than sixty children's books, including Detective Blue (starred review by School Library Journal) and Pluto Visits Earth! (ABC Best Books for Children). He lives in New York City with his wife, daughter, and Biscuit, a kitty who is very much a princess. For more information, visit www.stevemetzgerbooks.com.