• A Gift from Bob

  • How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas
  • By: James Bowen
  • Narrated by: Kris Milnes
  • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this poignant new story, A Gift from Bob, James Bowen recalls the last Christmas he was to spend on the streets, busking and selling the Big Issue with his cat Bob. In 2010, the weather was as bleak as his prospects. Christmas had always been the time he dreaded. Now at least he had Bob by his side, but his health was poor, and he had no money for food or warmth. There was no choice but to venture out onto the frozen streets to earn enough to pay for his electricity and - with luck - to afford some small treats for Christmas as well. What James learned through this toughest of times was to give his new life with Bob - and Christmas - a meaning it had never had before.

©2014 James and Bob Ltd and Connected (P)2014 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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love these book series

This book series really makeszmw think, one should not judge a person by their looks, do nkt judge a bpok by the cover is true.

be kind to othets and help stray animals. here Mr
Bowan who really had nothing takes in a stray cat , whatva kind good man.

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This and your other 3 books have make me love my 6 precious cats!!

Thank you for sharing your wonderful story!! I wish you both the best life can give you. I love cats 🐈 and have one yes like Bob!!!
And 5 others lol they all have a different personality for sure 😸

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Gift from Bob

What a simply marvelous book. A fantastic finish to a wonderful friendship. Like my cat too!

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not as good as the first two books

The narration was terrific. If you read the first two books, this book is a repeat of most of the information. This book is not as well written. I highly, highly recommend the first two books as the story is heartwarming and inspiring.

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A Gift From Bob

I have read (listened to) most of the Bob stories, with a couple to go. The relationship of Bob and James is awesome. Breaks my heart their relationship ended through tragedy. Loved Bob.

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This audiobook is fantastic

This is a heartwarming story by James Bowen about one of his adventures with the amazing Bob. Kris does such a wonderful narration that you can't help but be drawn into the tapestry. When I'm feeling a bit down, I can listen to James' story and can't help but smile.

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Wonderful and Inspiring Story

The way Kris reads, it's as though James is sitting beside you telling you himself.

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Not my interest

This was very predictable and of no interest to me. I wish I had not downloaded this book.