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Squishy McFluff: On with the Show

Pip Jones
Illustrated by Ella Okstad

From the funniest voice in young fiction today, the latest in this charming series of rhyming tales for ages 4+ Ava and her invisible cat perform at the circus!

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From the funniest voice in young fiction today, the seventh in this irresistible series for young readers about imaginary friends in hilarious rhyming text and with adorable illustrations by Ella Okstad.

‘In a change to our scheduled
programme tonight,
I proudly present,
for your joy and delight . . .’
(in the glare of the bulbs, Ava tipped her tall hat)

Ava and Squishy are going to see the circus, but when one of the acts doesn’t turn up they must perform in his place!

Another joyful, hilarious, instant classic of a tale for five year olds and upwards, stunningly illustrated by Ella Okstad.

‘A surefire hit.’ Guardian

‘Charming.’ The Times

‘Bound to ensure catisfaction.’ Independent

‘Cleverly bridging the gap between picture books and longer fiction, the lovable Squishy is certain to be a success with under-sevens.’ BookTrust

‘In delightful rhyme reminiscent of Dr Seuss, this charmingly illustrated book is bound to become a bedtime fave.’ Gurgle

Critic Reviews

Rhythmic, rhyming text, which is as funny as it is clever, will delight youngsters ready to move from picture books to more complex stories. Ava and Squishy's adventures are fun, engaging and a great way to enjoy a shared story and to encourage the first steps towards independent reading

Critic Reviews

Funny, appealing and irresistibly charming... this one is a sure fire hit both with younger children and reluctant readers

Starlight and Stories
Critic Reviews

Perfect for younger readers

Mini Travellers
Critic Reviews

Purrfectly created to bridge the gap between picture books and read-alone fiction, these highly imaginative stories are fast, funny and have a special appeal for any child who has their own imaginary friend... guaranteed to win the hearts of young readers

Lancashire Post

Pip Jones lives in East London with her partner, her two daughters and a real invisible cat. She writes a lot. She is the author of four other Squishy McFluff books, several picture books (including Daddy’s Sandwich, The Chocolate Monster and Quick, Barney, Run!) and her new series Piggy Handsome.

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