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FRED
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321864
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Light foxing to contents.

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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2135583
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412.

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A SCARY STORY
Written by Peter Bailey. Illustrated by Peter Bailey.
Stock no. 2135569
Published by Andre Deutsch Children's Books. 1ST 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt vignette and title. Illustrated end paper. Full page colour illustrations throughout. Very simple script. Ideal for a young reader. Unpaginated. 9 x 9.5". ISBN: 0590540947. A few light marks to covers. Some fading to wrapper spine.

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SAMMY AND THE CAT PARTY
Written by Ron Van Der Meer; Atie Van Der Meer. Illustrated by Atie Van Der Meer; Ron Van Der Meer.
Stock no. 2135566
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

The story of Sammy, his sister Mara and their cats Sona and Siva, who have four kittens. Glazed cream pictorial boards. Oblong format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241101417. Uneven browning to covers. Some grubby marks to rear endpapers.

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MOSES THE KITTEN
Written by James Herriot. Illustrated by Peter Barrett.
Stock no. 2135544
Published by Michael Joseph; A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

A story taken from James Herriot's "Vet in Harness". Moses the kitten is a waif and turns out to have a very unusual idea who his mother is! Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0718124472. A few knocks to corners and edges.

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ORLANDO'S INVISIBLE PYJAMAS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321763
Published by John Murray. Circa 1950. Very good condition.

Oblong pictorial paperwraps. Harlequin Books edited by Noel Carrington. 30 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Covers are slightly grubby. Staples are rusty. Contents clean.

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PONSONBY AND HIS FRIENDS
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1321660
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A True Story About Cats. Green cloth, navy titles. B/w illustrations. 194 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Some slight browning and rubbing to cover edges. Contents lightly browned and a few brown spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with loss and grubby.

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THE CLEAN SWEEP
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1321659
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. Circa 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tabitha Tabbitail is in a quandary as her special silver spoon, brooch and bracelet go missing! Green cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Some light foxing to covers and contents. Dustwrapper is worn and torn at edges with minimal loss, tape repairs and browning on verso.

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CAT & CANARY
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1321628
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Light finger creases to pages else contents clean.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1321619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With: The Pekes and the Pollicles and The Song of the Jellicles. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour pictures throughout. A brilliant new interpretation of three favourite poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. ISBN: 0571138829. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed on verso.

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SEVEN YEARS AND A DAY
Written by Colette O'Hare. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1321588
Published by Collins. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

10.75" X 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful story of a 'lucky' six toed cat. Illustrated by the distinguished painter, Beryl Cook, who has illustrated a book for first time. ISBN: 0001957457. Slight rubbing to corners. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges, tiny white scratch mark to rear panel.

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