Authors: 0–5, 6–9

Pip Jones & Ella Okstad

Pip and Ella are the author and illustrator team behind our favourite invisible cat, Squishy McFluff. In their first picture book with Squishy, Squishy McFluff: Tea with the Queen, Squishy and Ava take a trip to Buckingham Palace!

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8 books

Squishy McFluff: The Invisible Cat!

Can you see him? My kitten? Close your eyes tight
His fur is so soft and all silvery white
Imagine him quick! Have you imagined enough?
Oh, good, you can see him! It’s Squishy McFluff!

When Ava discovers an imaginary cat in the cabbage patch, she knows she’s found a new best friend. Together, Ava and Squishy McFluff get up to all kinds of mischief . . .

Told in full colour throughout, this is the perfect stepping stone from picture books to older fiction. Bright new talent Pip Jones gives a hilarious, quirky twist to everyday experiences for readers aged 5+.

Squishy McFluff: Supermarket Sweep!

Can you see him? My kitten? He has eyes big and round
His miaow is so sweet (but it makes not a sound!)
Imagine him quick! Have you imagined enough?
Oh, good, you can see him! It’s Squishy McFluff!

When Mum drags Ava to the supermarket, her invisible cat Squishy McFluff can’t resist coming along, with hilarious, chaotic and surprising results!

Told in full colour throughout, this is the perfect stepping stone from picture books to older fiction.

Squishy McFluff: Meets Mad Nana Dot

Oh yippee! Young Ava is very excited
To see Nana Dot (who’s rather short-sighted).
Nan’s fun! And she’s funny!
And if that’s not enough,
Can Ava’s Mad Nana SEE Squishy McFluff?

Ava and Squishy are up to their normal no-good when Dad whisks them off to Nana Dot’s – Mum’s got to go to the hospital to bring back Ava a baby sister! But Mad Nana Dot’s lost her glasses so can’t SEE Squishy McFluff . . . and a trip to the hairdresser’s, the post office, the fishmonger all end in adorable disaster.

Told in full colour throughout, this is the perfect stepping stone from picture books to older fiction.

Squishy McFluff: Secret Santa

Ava and Squishy are back and this time their adorable chaos hits Christmas preparations for Mum, Dad, baby Roo, the local Christmas fete and much, much more . . . In her letter to Santa, Ava only has one wish. Will she get what her heart desires on Christmas day?

Rising star Pip Jones continues to give her quirky twist to everyday experiences in this warm and humorous series. The jaunty rhyming text is perfect for reading aloud, and Ella Okstad’s gorgeous, distinctive illustrations will help more confident readers learn to read by themselves for the first time.

Squishy McFluff: Seaside Rescue!

Ava danced round her room,
Shouting: “Hip hip hooray!
It’s holiday time!
And we’re going today!”

Ava is excited to be going on holiday to the seaside. But with Squishy McFluff, the mischievous invisible cat coming along things are bound to get very, very silly . . .

Rising star Pip Jones continues to give her quirky twist to everyday experiences in this warm and humorous series. The jaunty rhyming text is perfect for reading aloud, and Ella Okstad’s gorgeous, distinctive illustrations will help more confident readers learn to read by themselves for the first time.

Squishy McFluff: Big Country Fair

Squishy McFluff has been blow-dried and primped to perfection. He must win the Country Fair prettiest pet competition – and will if Ava has anything to do with it . . .

But not everyone can see he’s the winner. The Mayor seems to have a particular blindspot . . . That is until Ava and her invisible pet foil a dastardly robbery!

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

Squishy McFluff: On with the Show

‘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)
‘AMAZING AVA! AAAAAAND . . .
HER INVISIBLE CAT!’

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.

Squishy McFluff: Tea with the Queen

From the funniest voice in young fiction today, our first ever Squishy picture book sees Ava and her invisible cat go to Buckingham Palace to visit the Queen.

A day out with Squishy could never be boring!
When Squishy and Ava go on a trip to London, they can’t resist the chance to explore the palace, but when they accidentally find the Queen, will she be able to see how wonderful Squishy is?

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