Colour Young Puffin Fat Lawrence by Smith Dick KingColour Young Puffin Fat Lawrence by Smith Dick King

Colour Young Puffin Fat Lawrence

bySmith Dick KingIllustratorMike Terry

Paperback | July 31, 2001

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Laurence Higgins, an enormously fat black cat, has breakfast with Mrs Higgins, lunch with the Normans, tea with old Mr Mason and supper with the Barclay-Lloyds. None of them know why he is so fat on just one meal a day! Lawrence is happy until he finds the walking from house to house tiring and begins to get indigestion. His friends tell him to lose weight if he wants a girl friend so he begins to spend one day in four with all his owners. He gets thinner but the cat he fancies down the road tells him she doesn't like slim boys - she's lost her heart to an enormously fat black cat she used to see up the road! Triumphantly Lawrence returns to his four meals a day, spurred on by the thought of meeting Bella when he's back to his normal size.
Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed...
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Title:Colour Young Puffin Fat LawrenceFormat:PaperbackPublished:July 31, 2001Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141312149

ISBN - 13:9780141312149

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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