By James Bowen
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James is a highway musician suffering to make ends meet.Bob is a stray cat searching for someplace hot to sleep. while James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been fascinating readers from Thailand to Turkey. A road Cat Named Bob is a global sensation, touchdown at the bestseller checklist in England for fifty two consecutive weeks and promoting in 26 nations world wide. Now, James and Bob are able to percentage their precise tale with the U.S. during this story in contrast to any you’ve ever learn of a cat who possesses a few type of magic. whilst road musician James Bowen stumbled on an injured cat curled up within the hallway of his residence construction, he had no thought how a lot his existence was once approximately to alter. James used to be residing hand to mouth at the streets of London, slightly making sufficient funds to feed himself, and the very last thing he wanted was once a puppy. but James couldn't withstand aiding the strikingly clever yet very ill animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob again to well-being after which despatched the cat on his manner, imagining that he might by no means see him back. yet Bob had different principles. excellent for fanatics of Marley & Me: lifestyles and Love with the World's Worst puppy and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat that modified the realm, this rapid vintage concerning the strength of affection among guy and animal has taken the realm via hurricane and is certain to be an enormous hit with American fanatics to boot.
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