A Gift From Bob, How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas, By James Bowen

Dec 12, 2015 | 2015 Articles, Every Other Book, Lorie Lewis Ham, Pets

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Details at the end of this post on how to win a copy of A Gift From Bob, along with a link to order the book.

A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas, is the latest Bob the Cat book from James Bowen. A Street Cat Named Bob and The World According to Bob, along with various children’s and youth versions of the story, have topped best seller lists all over the world.

bookThe first two books share the heartwarming and amazing story of how a stray cat named Bob essentially saved the life of James Bowen, who was a struggling street musician and recovering addict in London. When James took Bob in, the cat helped him pull his life together, providing unconditional love and friendship. One day a book editor asked James if he would write a book about their story, and his life changed yet again. This is easily one of the most heartwarming stories I have ever read.

In this latest book, James shares how Bob saw him through a particularly difficult and brutally cold Christmas, and the important life lessons he learned along the way about the true meaning of Christmas.

If you read one book this Christmas season, make it this one. Their Christmas together was so simple, but so perfect all at the same time. It helps us remember what really matters at Christmas time.

To enter to win a copy of A Gift From Bob, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “Bob,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen December 19, 2015. U.S. residents only. If entering via email please include your mailing address, and if via comment please include your email address.

Check out more animal related storiesin our Pet Perspective section.

You can use this link to order A Gift From Bob:

Purchase it in ebook form & you can have it right away so you can enjoy it before Christmas:

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  1. This book sounds amazing. So many books and people fail to acknowledge what IS important at Christmas. servedogmom@yahoo.com

  2. This sounds like a wonderful Christmas read…..or actually a read for anytime of the year.

  3. Thank you for the chance to win a copy of this book.

  4. I love cats and I love books! So I’d love to win a book about a cat!! Thanks for the chance!! Happy holidays!!

  5. I would love to read this – has been on my Kindle wishlist for a while. Cats, Christmas, companionship go together, and who better to show a lesson that a diligent kitty? Congrats on the release of the next best seller!

  6. We have a winner!


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