The Cat and the King

A magical fairy tale by picture book legend Nick Sharratt. A cat, a king and a lifelong friendship! When the king’s castle burns down in an Unfortunate Incident with a dragon, the king and his cat need a new home. So they choose 37 Castle Close: nice, cosy and reassuringly normal. (It might even be round the corner from your house.) Here, the cat shows the king all sorts of new things, from washing-up to shopping. Who knew that being plain old ordinary could be so much fun? But – uh-oh! That pesky fire-breathing dragon is back! Is he going to destroy everything again...?

  • The first fabulous full-length novel from Nick Sharratt
  • Writer and artist Nick is already a picture book superstar
  • The story of a gentle, unworldly king and his clever cat
  • Lavish two-colour artwork in Nick’s irresistible style

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    Nick Sharratt

    Nick Sharratt is one of the country’s favourite illustrators, with over 100 books to his name.

    Awards

    Nick has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award for A Cheese and Tomato Spider and the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for Elephant Wellyphant.

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