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    • ISBN:9781444933819
    • Publication date:06 Sep 2018

The Story of Tantrum O'Furrily

By Cressida Cowell
Illustrated by Mark Nicholas

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A lyrical new text from the bestselling author of the How To Train Your Dragon series, Cressida Cowell, with striking illustrations from a talented, debut artist, Mark Nicholas

'One wild and windy night a stray cat called Tantrum O'Furrily and her three hungry kittens were dancing across the roof tops'

Written by Cressida Cowell, creator of the bestselling How to train Your Dragon series and with beautiful illustrations by Mark Nicholas, winner of the Carmelite Prize.

Tantrum O'Furrily's kittens are hungry and doubt that a story can ease a stray cat's rumbling stomach. They soon learn that stories are powerful, and that if you're courageous you might find a saucer of milk at the end of that story.

Biographical Notes

Cressida Cowell grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland. She was convinced that there were dragons living on this island, and has been fascinated by dragons ever since. Cressida has written and illustrated twelve books in the popular How to Train Your Dragon series which is now published in over 35 languages. Also the author of picture books, Cressida has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize and has been shortlisted for many others. Cressida lives in Hammersmith with her husband and three children. Check out Cressida's wesbite: www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com

Mark Nicholas is currently studying Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. He has won the 2016 Carmelite Prize and the 2015 Lara Jones Award in association with the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Once a modelmaker and now an illustrator he's having lots of fun blending these two disciplines as he creates exciting new children's books. When he's not illustrating and writing you'll find Mark working at the wonderful Cathedral School in Cardiff as an Art and Junior Science Technician, and helping out on the farm he lives on. Check out Mark's website: http://marknicholasart.com/

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  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2018
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