Squishy McFluff: The Invisible Cat (Book 1)

Suggested age 6 – 8


Author: Pip Jones
Illustrator: Ella Okstad
ISBN: 9780571302505
Date Published: 6 Feb. 2014

From the funniest voice in young fiction today, the first in an irresistible series for young readers about imaginary friends in hilarious rhyming text and with adorable illustrations by Ella Okstad.

‘Can you see him? My kitten? Close your eyes tight
His fur is so soft and all silvery white
Imagine him quick! Have you imagined enough?
Oh, good, you can see him! It’s Squishy McFluff!’

When Ava discovers an imaginary cat in the cabbage patch, she knows she’s found a new best friend. Together, Ava and Squishy McFluff get up to all kinds of mischief . . .

Told in full colour throughout, this is the perfect stepping stone from picture books to older fiction. Bright new talent Pip Jones gives a hilarious, quirky twist to everyday experiences for readers aged 5+.

‘A surefire hit.’ Guardian

‘Charming.’ The Times

‘Bound to ensure catisfaction.’ Independent

‘Cleverly bridging the gap between picture books and longer fiction, the lovable Squishy is certain to be a success with under-sevens.’ BookTrust

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Dimensions13.9 × 0.9 × 18.1 cm

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Age 5 – 7, Age 7 – 9




“In delightful rhyme reminiscent of Dr Seuss, this charmingly illustrated book is bound to become a bedtime fave.”
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