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Fingers McGraw is the sneakiest cheese thief in town. He's on the run with the law on his tail and he needs you to help him make his getaway! Keep a look out for the big eyes, large feet and long nose of officer Elephant as you follow Fingers' trail through downtown New York and remember, even the best look-out can fail and even the sneakiest of thieves get caught...or do they? A fast, funny tale that will have you hooked from page 1.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141500584
ISBN-10: 0141500581
Format: Paperback
(274mm x 237mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


US Kirkus Review » Inviting readers to be his lookouts, and whistle ("You know how to whistle, don't you? Just put your lips together and blow") should pursuing pachyderm police officer Jumbo Wayne Jr. catch up, cheese-stealing mouse Fingers McGraw leads a high-speed scamper down seedy back streets rendered with a mix of Photoshopped urban images and digitally created cartoon art. Replete with subplots, plus narrow escapes from rats, cats and other shady characters, this nocturnal escapade makes a compelling draw, even for children who won't catch the many movie references. Fingers is eventually nabbed - but as the final page and the sensationalistic newspaper story on the endpapers reveal, no jail can hold him for long. Better guard your gorgonzola. (Picture book. 6-8) (Kirkus Reviews)

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Author Biography - Ed Vere

Ed Vere studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1999. He is published in both England and the US. Ed is also a painter, working from his studio in East London and is represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles. After a year and a half living in Barcelona, Ed now lives and works in London.

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