A fabulous foiled edition celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of the publication of Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. “Me, you and the old guitar. How perfectly, perfectly happy we are.

MEEE-EW and the old guitar. How PURRRR-fectly happy we are!” Tabby McTat is purr-fectly happy, singing along all day with Fred the busker. But when Fred gives chase to a thief, the two are separated.

Will they ever find each other again? A gorgeous, shiny foiled cover makes this the perfect gift With exclusive material about the creation of the story and the character from Julia and Axel Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every page with lots of details to spot Friendship and loyalty are at the heart of this story From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man, Zog and The Smeds and The Smoos, which have all been made into animated films The animated film of Tabby McTat stars voice artists including Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who) as the narrator, Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey) as Fred, Sope Dirisu (Gangs of London) as Tabby McTat, alongside Cariad Lloyd, Joanna Scanlan and Susan Wokoma. Look out for Jonty Gentoo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler in 2024.   Praise for Tabby McTat: “Absolutely purr-fect” The Times “Scheffler’s detailed drawings have an optimistic allure and Donaldson’s soothing rhymes make this perfect for bedtime” Daily Telegraph “It has the same old fashioned, long-lasting magic as Mary Poppins; and it’s also absolutely accurate about the real nature of cats” The Times “Donaldson’s lovely bounding rhymes make Tabby McTat a pleasure to read out loud to children of three or four and up.

Scheffler’s richly detailed illustrations are warm and witty” FT “Donaldson’s rhythmic text carries the reader through this urban fairytale of friendship, singing – and kittens” Yorkshire Post