Ant Press author, Jacky Donovan, is offering a memoir, Simon Ships Out: How One Brave, Stray Cat Became a Worldwide Hero, for only 99c/99p until 11 April. Why not take advantage of this special offer and download it now?
Once you buy the ebook, the audio version is offered at a huge discount too and there are versions for children so all the family can read his amazingly heroic tale.
Cleverly narrated by Able Seacat Simon himself, the book is a unique look at life on board ship and his role in saving the British sailors:
When Simon, an orphaned young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Bringing joy and compassion to those on board, Simon is the only cat to have been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal, the highest honour for animal gallantry in wartime. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Able Seacat Simon’s quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.