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Blanksy the Street Cat

Gavin Puckett
Illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan

A cat with a talent for murals stars in this heart-warming tale by an award-winning team.

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Seascapes and landscapes, snowy-capped hills.
Colourful tulips and gold daffodils.
His art was incredible, vibrant and loud.
Enough to make Pablo Picasso feel proud!

When Blanksy the cat discovers a talent for painting murals he uses it to draw bigger and bigger crowds to help his friend Pete the busker become rich. But will money really make Pete happy?

An entertaining story with fabulous illustrations by award-winning illustrator Allen Fatimaharan.

Critic Reviews

Blanksy the Street Cat entertains from start to finish as Puckett and Fatimaharan seduce us with their wit, charm and addictive sense of fun. Simply purrfect!

Lancanshire Post
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A lovely story that shows how art comes in all forms, can be appreciated by everyone and can bring people together.

The Scotsman
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An entertaining story with fabulous illustrations.

Educate Magazine
Critic Reviews

Gavin Puckett’s tale of Blanksy is just as jolly as the pictures Blanksy the street cat paints and fun from cover to cover for children aged seven or so.

Newbury Today
Critic Reviews

This is a very lively book with much to recommend it. The pictures, quirky and expressive, are by the World Book Day official illustrator for 2022 and 2023. Great fun.

Books for Keeps
Critic Reviews

This story teaches us about the importance of art and sharing it with others, effortlessly captured by Allen Fatimaharan’s exciting illustrations.

Children's Books Ireland

Gavin lives in South Wales with his wife, his young son and their cat, George. He won the Greenhouse Funny Prize in 2013 with his debut book, Murray the Horse.

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