PART OF THE Festivals ISSUE
‘A long story that involves precisely one cat and one tin of tartan paint’
Meet the world’s only tartan cat!
The latest series to launch from Floris Books’ Young Kelpies list is a wild, laugh-out-loud romp featuring Porridge the Tartan Cat, a long story that involves precisely one cat and one tin of tartan paint. Alan Dapré’s latest creation has been hailed as a “very VERY funny, and […] gloriously silly Scottish story”. Packed with hilarious twists and fun wordplay, the books also feature captivating illustrations by the talented Yuliya Somina. Alan is booked to appear at festivals across Scotland in the coming months.
Read on to get a cats-eye view of the wild world of Porridge…
Alan Dapré is the author of more than fifty books for children, including Porridge The Tartan Cat And The Crash Bang Ding. He has also written over one hundred television scripts, transmitted in the UK and around the world.
Alan will be appearing at the following festivals:
Far from the Madding Crowd Festival (Linlithgow), 5th June
West End Festival (Glasgow), 14th June
NessBookFest (Inverness), 6th October
Other dates will be announced in due course.
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