All day long the baker's cat toils in the bakery and all night he is expected to catch the mice that run riot in the storeroom. If he doesn't catch any mice, the beastly baker tells him, he won't get any food. Too exhausted to chase after the cheeky rodents, the baker's cat becomes thin and sad and weepy, until the mice take pity on him.
All day long the baker's cat toils in the bakery and all night he is expected to catch the mice that run riot in the storeroom. If he doesn't catch any mice, the beastly baker tells him, he won't get any food. Too exhausted to chase after the cheeky rodents, the baker's cat becomes thin and sad and weepy, until the mice take pity on him and together they concoct a clever plan ...
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"Posy Simmonds delights as ever with a subversive story rich in humour and glorious in its bakery details" Guardian 20041016 "Anything by Posy Simmonds is a must for parents as well as children" -- Katie Law Evening Standard 20051219 "Cat lovers of all ages will be charmed by this story about the collaboration between a hardworking cat and a collection of very clever mice. They will also be delighted with the way in which the wicked baker and his wife are well and truly tricked by the animals" Through The Looking Glass "Children will adore the fussy detail and the hilarious dialogue" The Economist 20041211 "A witty account of what happens when animals take over from selfish human masters" Independent 20041203
About Posy Simmonds
Born in Berkshire Posy Simmonds studied French at the Sorbonne before returning to England to attend art school. In the early seventies Posy produced a daily cartoon in The Sun but she is best known for her regular cartoon series in The Guardian during the eighties. In 1987, she embarked on a new career in children's picture books and has produced several best-selling titles including Fred, Lulu and the Flying Babies and F-Freezing ABC. In 2002, Posy received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to the newspaper industry.
BAKER CAT by Posy Simmonds
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Random House Children's Publishers UK
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