James Bowen - author of hit book A Street Cat Named Bob

James Bowen

James Bowen is the author of the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB and THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB. He found Bob the cat in 2007 and the pair have been inseparable ever since. They both live in north London.
Hodder & Stoughton

For the Love of Bob

James Bowen

A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB. Best friends James Bowen and street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in BOB: NO ORDINARY CAT James, with Bob's help, has begun to find his way in the world. Along with the adventures and the fun there have been tough times too, but through moments of real danger and sometimes illness Bob has always been there as James' protector and guardian angel. FOR THE LOVE OF BOB is the is the incredible story of James and Bob's life-saving friendship, and the lessons James has learnt from his street-wise cat.

Hodder & Stoughton

A Street Cat Named Bob

James Bowen

When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent tom cat, whom he quickly christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas. Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts. A Street Cat Named Bob is a moving and uplifting story that will touch the heart of anyone who reads it.

Hodder & Stoughton

Street Cat Bob

James Bowen
Hodder Paperbacks

The World According to Bob

James Bowen
Hodder Paperbacks

A Gift from Bob

James Bowen
Hodder Paperbacks

Bob

James Bowen

A special edition for children age 11 and above, featuring 8 pages of photographs. 'We are all given second chances every day of our lives, but we don't usually take them. Then I met Bob.' James Bowen was a homeless musician, busking on the streets of London to survive. But the moment he met an injured stray cat with ginger fur and big green eyes, his life began to change. Together James and Bob the cat faced the world - and won. A purrfectly true 'tail' of love and friendship to make you smile! Please note contains some drug references.

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Circling the globe, with A Streetcat Named Bob

Around the World in 80 Bobs

Fans of Bob have been sending their hero postcards from around the world. Their pictorial tributes have been collected in one place - visit the blog to witness the travels of London's most famous cat.
Chapter One: Fellow Travellers

A STREET CAT NAMED BOB, by James Bowen

Read the first chapter of James Bowen's inspiring A STREET CAT NAMED BOB.
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A Street Cat Named Bob

04Jul
11 Islington Green, London, N1 2XH

James Bowen and Bob signing at Waterstones Islington

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Come and meet James Bowen and Bob the cat