Gatwick Bear and the Secret Plans


"My son aged 6 reviewed this for me and he loved it! The writing holds your attention, zips along and is funny! The author suggests probably 7-12 is the right reading age for the book but at 6 and 30-something we loved it too!"
Becky Goddard-Hill, Book Reviews for Mums.


This was really cute. An entertaining book for kids and definitely unique. An espionage crime thriller about bears! :)

Tara Clark, Putnam Science Academy

"It's a lovely story - the book is a pleasure to read" My mummy reviews.


MFM Reads interviews Gatwick Bear - read it here 


Gatwick's story

I'm nothing like any other bear. First of all, I have an unbearable name. You might have already seen me stomping around the airport named after me. (Or, was I named after the airport?) Whatever! If you've never seen me, you need to look around more carefully next time you're in departures – I might be there! You'll recognise me because my fur is mega-ruffled at the back and super-tidy at the front. Oh, yes, also I have a navy-blue waistcoat sewn on me like those once worn by old-fashioned bears.
Until I was spotted over the CCTV system by security I had quite a boring little life at the airport. But all that changed suddenly when I boarded a plane while being hunted down by the vicious Miss Acid, the Head of Security. And, soon after, I got caught up in the dangerous world of top secret agents.
Will I go back to living the sorry life of poverty at Gatwick Airport, or am I made for grander things? Read my story to find out!
You can read an excerpt from Gatwick's story using the link at top right.

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Gatwick Bear and the Secret Plans, ISBN 9781907230028
Ebook ISBN: 9781907230400

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Hardback ISBN: 978-1-907230-02-8

Bookshop price: £9.99  €12  US$18

E-book ISBN: 978-1-907230-40-0

E-book price: £4.99  €5.99  US$6.99


Anna Cuffaro has worked as a teacher and translator. In an article in The Independent about her first book, the satirical Britannia Rules, Simon Carr described her as “an enterprising teacher detailing her experience of the British education establishment” and that he would “thoroughly recommend it as a remedy for low blood pressure”. Ms Cuffaro has also translated Carlo Goldoni's play Il vero amico/The True Friend into English.