The Improbable Cat
By Allan Ahlberg
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385731867, 128pp.)
Publication Date: August 10, 2004
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It all begins when David’s family takes in a stray kitten. At least that’s what the creature appears to be. But David and his faithful dog, Billy, immediately sense something terribly amiss. Then indeed “something crazy—impossible—horrific” happens. . . .
Allan Ahlberg has been writing children’s books for 25 years. During this time he has produced many bestsellers, including Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman. The author lives in England.
Peter Bailey has illustrated books by many of the best-known writers for children, including Philip Pullman and Dick King-Smith. The illustrator lives in England.