This cat must learn to fight!
Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten, who lives high up in an old house on a hill.
He's never left home, until he receives a mysterious visit from his grandfather who tells him about The Way - a secret martial art for cats.
Now Varjak must use the Way to survive in a city full of dangerous dogs, cat gangs and, strangest of all, the mysterious Vanishings.
With stunning illustrations from acclaimed graphic artist Dave McKean, this award-winning story has become a modern classic. A celebration of friendship, loyalty and difference, Varjak Paw is an adventure like no other.
Praise for Varjak Paw:
'Stylish, original and inventive, Varjak Paw is a modern children's classic' - Jacqueline Wilson
'A beguiling tale that sticks in the memory. The cat's whiskers' - The Sunday Times
Follow Varjak's further adventures in The Outlaw Varjak Paw.
Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the elected and popular leader of a new gang - a gang that supports freedom and kindness for all. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave yet sometimes naive cat?
Soon the city erupts in an all-out gang war as the evil Sally Bones attempts to control the lives of all cats. Horrified and outnumbered, Varjak and the others must fight for their freedom or die trying; can Jalal's Way really be the best way?
This is another thrilling adventure, eagerly awaited by all Varjak fans, both young and old.
Winner of the Blue Peter Award in 2007