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 . . .
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"Posy Simmonds delights as ever with a subversive story rich in humour and glorious in its bakery details" ( Guardian 2004-10-16)
"Anything by Posy Simmonds is a must for parents as well as children" (Katie Law Evening Standard 2005-12-19)
"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 2004-12-11)
"A witty account of what happens when animals take over from selfish human masters" ( Independent 2004-12-03)
This delightful tale of triumph over adversity is Posy Simmonds at her absolute best.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Transworld Publishers, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 009945596X
Book Description Transworld Publishers, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX009945596X
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800994559671.0