Alfie the Doorstep Cat - star of the smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller - is back in brand new ALFIE story for a younger readership. Alfie is everyone's favourite cat. A big ball of grey fur who changes the lives of every family he meets. When the Clover family move into Alfie's neighbourhood he soon makes friends with eight-year-old Stanley Clover. Stanley wants to be a famous explorer and takes Alfie along on his adventures. But Alfie soon realises that Stanley is unhappy. He is jealous of his talented sister Viola and feels ignored by his mum and dad who only ever seem to notice him when he gets into trouble. Can Alfie help Stanley get noticed for the right reasons?