Author(s): Anne Fine
Poor Ellie is horrified when Tuffy drags a dead bird into the house. Who will be the next victim to come through the cat-flap? Can soft-hearted Ellie manage to get her pet to change his ways? The antics of Tuffy and his family are told by the killer cat himself.
Anne Fine has written numerous highly acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and adults. The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year; and Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize. Anne Fine was named Children's Laureate in 2001 and was awarded an OBE in 2003.