a surefire winner with children ... The X Factor host's debut children's book is both fun and original * The Express * A lovely book for children who have just started to read alone - the adventure is exciting and humorous. * The School Librarian * This is a very exciting page-turner of a book with fantastic illustrations that magnify the atmosphere created by the story. It is purrfect for all animal-loving readers * Ed on the Web *
Dermot O'Leary is the bestselling author of the five books in the Toto the Ninja Cat series. He started his career on T4 for Channel 4 and has also presented shows for both ITV and the BBC. Dermot presents a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 2, 'Saturday Breakfast with Dermot O'Leary'. The show is produced by Ora Et Labora, the production company Dermot co-founded in 2008. Ora Et Labora also produces Rylan's BBC Radio 2 show, a number of podcasts and the TV show 'Reel Stories' for BBC2, looking back at iconic singers' lives on screen. In 2019, he launched a podcast, 'People, Just People' with Audible, featuring guests including Stephen Graham, Ed Miliband and Eni Aluko. He lives in London with his wife Dee, their son Kasper and their cats Socks and, of course, Toto. You can find Dermot on Twitter and Instagram: @radioleary Nick East is the illustrator of the bestselling TOTO THE NINJA CAT series, written by Dermot O'Leary. He is also the illustrator of Michelle Robinson's popular GOODNIGHT . . . series. He worked for many years as a museum designer but has always been a storyteller whether, as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters or, as a designer, displaying a collection of ancient artefacts. Nick is based in York.