The Outlaw Varjak Paw
S F Said, illustrations by Dave McKean
Varjak Paw, the cat with special and mystical powers, returns in this excellent sequel. Now living with his friends Tam, Holly and Cludge, he is cast as an outlaw by Sally Bones, the fearsome leader of the gang that rules the land by fear and intimidation. But Sally also seems to know Varjak’s secrets, how can that be so? Varjak and his rag-tag bunch know they must eventually face up to the gang, just as Varjak knows he must take on Sally Bones.
This is a stylish, original and inventive story that builds to an exciting climax and will delight confident readers ages 9-12. A winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year.