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Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Brawsome Bagpipes

Alan Dapre
Yuliya Somina


Also available as: Paperback

Range: Young Kelpies eBook 152 pages 40 b/w illustrations ISBN: 9781782503873 Publication date: 16 February 2017
Genres: Animals, Humour Ideal for ages: 7, 8, 9 and 10 Porridge the Tartan Cat series

Cat + tartan paint = ME! I'm Porridge, the world's ONLY tartan cat. ME-OW! I'm always ready to lend a paw when the McFun family (my humans) get into trouble – which is all the time. ME-SIGH.

Who knew Gadget Grandad wasn't a SNOOOOORINGLY boring grandad but a super-duper secret spy? Now he needs my help to save the world (and fishy biscuits). ME-YUM!

Hold on to your cats for a shark-surfing, bagpipe-blasting, shed-racing adventure!

Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Brawsome Bagpipes


Alan Dapre is the author of more than fifty books for children. He has also written over one hundred television scripts, transmitted in the UK and around the world. His plays have been on BBC Radio 4 and published for use in schools worldwide.

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Yuliya Somina is an award winning illustrator from Moscow. She graduated from the Moscow State Art College with a degree in fine arts and began her career in animation. Yuliya has illustrated many books including Michael Rosen’s I Never Know How Poems Start and Bill…

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