When Billy Gubbins is orphaned, he has the fortune to become an apprentice to the world famous Captain Cat. Billy becomes the Umbrella Kid, with a different secret-weapon umbrella for every occasion.
In this adventure, Super Villain Dr Daffodil is trheatening the city of Maxburd with his mutant plant-forms: flesh-eating fungi, kamikaze fruit and deadly carrot spears.
Captain Cat and the Umbrella Kid must find out the location of Dr Daffodil’s secret base and put a stop to his dastardly doings before the city is pulped by Dr Daffodil’s Bellicose Banana Beast.
Captain Cat and the Umbrella Kid – Fruit of Fury, by Paul Shaw, illustrated by Peter Sheehan