'If only that horrible cat didn't live here!' When Beaumont Robinson, an inquisitive young mouse, is nearly killed by the cat, his family decide there is only one thing to do. They must emigrate! And so they all set out on a midnight adventure to find a new house. This is a delightful story with a truly engaging young mouse hero, which is just right for new readers of 7+. Ben Cort's illustrations are enormous fun.
Dick King-Smith is one of the best-loved children's authors of today. He has written over a hundred books, including The Sheep-Pig, winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize, which inspired the blockbuster film, Babe. His books for Puffin have sold over 5 million copies in the UK alone -- and have been translated into twenty-one languages. He still lives in Gloucestershire where he was born and where he was a farmer for over twenty years.