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Jiffy, Cat Detective

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Book Author
Chidgey, Catherine
Matijasevich, Astrid
OneTree House
265 x 215mm
Publication Date
November 2019
Rights Available
World excl ANZ and the Pacific Islands
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About the Book

The first children’s picture book from multi award-winning fiction writer Catherine Chidgey.
The story of a family drama told in rhyme and rhythm. Jiffy, the cat, has a very high opinion of his abilities as detective, when the father of the house announces he has lost a shoe.

‘I’ve got to go to work,’ he cried.
‘One shoe is one too few!
I have a left, I need a right –
the usual number’s two.’

Or maybe Jiffy knew the answer all along.

About the Author

Catherine Chidgey is one of New Zealand’s best-selling fiction authors and teaches Creative Writing at Waikato University. Jiffy is based on her own cat and is also about making the transition into children’s writing.
Astrid Matijasevich’s illustrations capture the character of this mischief cat, superbly, in bold and vivid style.