Bringing the star of smash-hit Sunday Times best-selling Alfie the Doorstep Cat to a younger readership with a brand-new Alfie story. 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?