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Beautiful new hardback edition including a ribbon, illustrated coloured endpapers and luscious finishes on the front - perfect for gifting at Christmas for new and existing TRAVELLING CAT fans.

A stunning hardback edition of this surprise hit - perfect for Christmas gifting.

RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF INTERNATIONAL READERS - the tender feelgood story of a man's journey around Japan with a streetcat. Translated by Philip Gabriel, a translator of Murakami.

INCLUDES SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED LINE-DRAWINGS
A WATERSONES PAPERBACK OF THE YEAR 2017

'Anyone who has ever unashamedly loved an animal will read this book with gratitude, for its understanding of an emotion that ennobles us as human beings, whether we value it or not' LYNNE TRUSS, Guardian

‘Bewitching… as self-possessed and comforting as – well, a cat’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘It has the warmth, painterly touch, and tenderness of a Studio Ghibli film – and it is a delight to read’ FINANCIAL TIMES

'A delightful tale of loyalty and friendship' JOHN BOYNE, IRISH TIMES

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It's not the journey that counts, but who's at your side.

Nana is on a road trip, but he is not sure where he is going. All that matters is that he can sit beside his beloved owner Satoru in the front seat of his silver van. Satoru is keen to visit three old friends from his youth, though Nana doesn’t know why and Satoru won’t say.

Set against the backdrop of Japan’s changing seasons and narrated with a rare gentleness and humour, Nana’s story explores the wonder and thrill of life’s unexpected detours. It is about the value of friendship and solitude, and knowing when to give and when to take. TRAVELLING CAT has already demonstrated its power to move thousands of readers with a message of kindness and truth. It shows, above all, how acts of love, both great and small, can transform our lives.

'Arikawa has a lightness of touch that elevates her story to a tale about loyalty and friendship ... while speaking to our basic human need for companionship' JOHN BOYNE, Irish Times

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780857526335

    October 29, 2018

    Doubleday

    RRP $30.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780857524195

    November 15, 2017

    Doubleday

    RRP $37.00

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  • Hardback

    9780857524188

    November 13, 2017

    Doubleday

    RRP $30.00

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    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

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  • EBook

    9781473541573

    November 2, 2017

    Transworld Digital

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    • iBooks NZ
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    • Booktopia NZ

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