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The World According to Bob

The World According to Bob

The incredible and heartwarming sequel to the bestselling A Street Cat Named Bob



‘Close proximity to animals does wonders for your mental health. Close proximity to this book will do wonders for it, too.’ (Daily Mail)

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Since Bob has appeared, I’ve made huge strides in my life. For more than a decade I was a homeless drug addict. I was lost to the world and had forgotten what was important in life. Now I’ve got myself back on my two feet, but as I put the past behind me, I’m still stepping unsteadily into the future. I still need help in the right direction. Bob is always there to offer guidance and friendship.’ (James, on Bob)

James and his street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in the bestselling A Street Cat Named Bob, James, with Bob’s help, has begun to find his way back to the real world.

Almost every day, Bob provides moments of intelligence, bravery and humour, at the same time opening his human friend’s eyes to important truths about friendship, loyalty, trust – and the meaning of happiness. In The World According to Bob, the continuing tale of their life together, James shows the many ways in which Bob has been his protector and guardian angel through times of illness, hardship, even life-threatening danger.

As they high five together for their crowds of admirers, James knows that the tricks he’s taught Bob are nothing compared to the lessons he’s learnt from his street-wise cat.

For more stories from James and Bob’s adventures, don’t miss The Little Book of Bob, a pocket-friendly compilation of wisdom from the world’s favourite street-wise cat.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Autobiography: General

On Sale: 4th July 2013

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781444777598

Reviews

The second instalment from one of north London's most loved double acts... The long-awaited sequel picks up where the first book left off, telling the story of what happened to this odd couple of cool cats after their initial success. It's another tale of friendship and the value of cats, complete with lovely illustrations
Evening Standard
Bowen writes with compelling, brutal honesty. How refreshing that he does not sugar-coat himself, his actions or the events he describes... The World According To Bob is an eye-opening and insightful look at what it can be like to live on the streets... After the hardships of his past, it's an incredibly emotional read. A modern-day urban happy ending beckons and as it turns out Bowen was right to hope... Ranging from heartbreakingly sad to laugh-out-loud funny, The World According To Bob is a life-affirming story of sheer human strength in the face of adversity. It shows that sometimes you can find light in the darkest of places and friendship in the most unusual of creatures. By the time their story comes to a close, Bowen and Bob will have you reaching for a box of tissues. The tears may be streaming down your face and making a mess of your shirt but you'll be too happy to care.
Daily Express
The second installment from one of north London's most loved double acts ... The long-awaited sequel picks up where the first book left off, telling the story of what happened to this odd couple of cool cats after their initial success.
Evening Standard
James writes with searing honesty ... it is an un-put-down-able book.
The Daily Mews
Close proximity to animals does wonders for your mental health. Close proximity to this book will do wonders for it, too.
Daily Mail
Bowen writes with compelling, brutal honesty. Ranging from heartbreakingly sad to laugh-out-loud funny, The World According To Bob is a life-affirming story of sheer human strength in the face of adversity.
Daily Express
The ultimate 'feel good' tale of how very, very special the bond between a man and his cat can be.
Your Cat magazine
If you are a fan of the first book and want a slightly humorous look into the further adventures of the street cat then you'll definitely enjoy this book
Press Association
Demonstrates their remarkable bond, and how much joy a loving cat can bring
Yours magazine
Close proximity to animals does wonders for your mental health. Close proximity to this book will do wonders for it, too.
Daily Mail