Nice Work for the Cat and the King

Alas and alack! The Royal Money Box is almost empty. The king has to get a job – but what kind of job would be fit for a king? Butcher? Baker? Candlestick Maker? Nothing seems quite right. The cat is racking his brains trying to think of things the king is really good at. (Walking on red carpets. Waving. Making speeches.) But the cat also wants a dream career of his own. It’ll take lots of funny disasters – plus a visit from a helpful dragon – before the cat and the king both find their perfect jobs!

  • The gloriously funny follow-up to The Cat and the King
  • The second novel by best-loved illustrator Nick Sharratt
  • A feast of heartwarming fun, imagination and witty artwork
  • Nick’s picture books include Ketchup On Your Cornflakes

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    Nick Sharratt

    Nick Sharratt is one of the country’s favourite illustrators, with over 100 books to his name.


    Nick has won numerous awards for his picture books, including the Sheffield Children’s Book Award for A Cheese and Tomato Spider and the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for Elephant Wellyphant.

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