A special 32 page picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith''s much-loved classic story, perfect for children aged 3 years and up. When Missis and Pongo''s darling Dalmatian puppies are stolen, they know just who to suspect ... the evil Cruella de Vil! She''s enough to scare the spots off a pup and she would love nothing more than to turn them into a spotty fur coat! With the help of some fearless furry friends, the parents set off on a brave rescue attempt. But can the Dalmatian parents rescue their precious pups in time? This classic tale about a hundred and one spotty dogs has been adapted for the first time ever as a picture book. Peter Bently''s fun adaptation of Dodie Smith''s original text will introduce the story to a new generation, with gorgeous artwork from bestselling illustrator, Steven Lenton. Fan''s of Dodie Smith''s original story will love this new take on an old favourite - the perfect Christmas gift and classic bedtime story to enjoy together. Dodie Smith was an English children''s novelist and playwright best known for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956), which was adapted into a 1961 Disney animated movie version. Peter Bently is the award-winning bestselling picture book author of Shark in the Dark, Lark in the Ark, The Great Dog Bottom Swap and Cats Ahoy! He won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011. Steven Lenton is the illustrator of the bestselling Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series (Nosy Crow) which was both the Waterstones picture book of the month and The Times Children''s Book of the Week. Steven is originally from Congleton in Cheshire and now lives in London.