The Cat on the Mat Is Flat

Author(s): Andy Griffiths

Middle Fiction

How did the cat on the mat get flat?Why did Ed and Ted and Ted's dog Fred get spat out of the head of a whale called Ned?Where was Harry Black when Jack the Yak stole the snack from his sack?What happened to Buck the Duck's brand new muck-sucking truck?Who else, apart from Andy G and Terry D, was chased up a tree by an evil bee?The answers


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"Griffiths's innovative book for beginning readers collects nine short, intentionally silly snippets propelled by kid-pleasing, tongue-tripping verse. . . . Denton's edgy, stick-figure-filled sketches enhance the zaniness factor and the offbeat, ironic humor."--Publishers Weekly"Imagine the outcome if Dr. Seuss, Dav Pilkey, and Lane Smith were locked in a room until they came up with a book for beginning or reluctant readers. These nine rhyming stories have action galore, plenty of dialogue, and ample pen-and-ink illustrations, all wrapped up in humor. . . . Even young people who are struggling to get the hang of reading may happily handle all 176 crazy pages."--School Library Journal "Definitely not your parents' easy reader, but perfect for fans of Lane Smith's HAPPY HOCKEY FAMILY."--Kirkus Reviews "Take one part Dr. Seuss, one part Edward Lear, place in a blender with a dash of Dav Pilkey and a bit of Cartoon Network juice . . . meant to be read as pure joy. It's a piece of cand

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are a creative partnership that began in earnest with Just Tricking! in 1997 and now extends to five Just books and over a million copies sold, and the award-winning Bad Book. They are now published all over the world including the US where Andy's Bum books have made the New York Times bestseller lists.

General Fields

  • : 9780330422604
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia
  • : Pan Australia
  • : December 2005
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : 166
  • : Terry Denton
  • : Paperback
  • : Andy Griffiths