Four stories of myth, magic and adventure from the master teller of tales
The Firework Maker's Daughter I Was A Rat! Clockwork The Scarecrow and His Servant
A devilish inventor, a girl who must face a Fire Fiend, a scarecrow brought to life by a bolt of lightning, and a boy who can only say the words 'I Was a Rat!' . . .
Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, these are four incredible stories that will obsess and enchant readers. Includes a prologue and epilogue from the uniquely talented Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials
'Exciting, scary, romantic and deliciously readable' Guardian
'Full of hilarious, loveable characters' Sunday Times
Peter Bailey has illustrated numerous children's books, and lives in Liverpool. He has illustrated books by some of Britain's best known authors and poets including Allen Ahlberg, Alexander McCall Smith and Philip Pullman.
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