Stories Aloud
Publication date: 02 Jul 2015
ISBN: 9780857634832
Size: 230 x 290 mm
Length: 32 pages

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: The Cat Burglar


Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam have swapped a life of crime for baking cakes in their café. But now there’s a new robber in town – the infamous Kitty-le-Claw! When there’s a midnight robbery at the bank, can the two baker dogs save the day?

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“Now, as reformed robbers, these two return for a second adventure – all in rhyme. While they are running their own busy cafe with yummy cakes, they learn that ‘Kitty Le Claw’, a clever cat burglar, is intent on robbing the local bank. Ruby is a thin little cat who turns up looking for work and turns out to be a star waitress. Or does she? This is a fun, longer story with lively illustrations full of dogs, tunnels and lots of cake. Niamh (aged three) enjoyed uncovering the plot. It kept her listening until the end.”

– The Best New Children’s Books Summer 2015 Guardian supplement

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