The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
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Join the world of The Amazing Maurice, the Carnegie Medal winning novel by Terry Pratchett.
IT’S A RAT-EAT-RAT WORLD…
Rats! They’re everywhere: in the breadbins, dancing across tabletops, stealing pies from under the cooks’ noses. So, what does every town need? A good piper to lure them away.
That’s where Maurice comes in! A streetwise tomcat with the perfect money-making scam.
Everyone has heard the stories about rats and pipes, and con-cat Maurice finds a stupid-looking kid with a pipe, and has his very own plague of rats – strangely educated rats…
But in Bad Blintz, someone is playing a different tune and now Maurice and his rats must learn a new concept: evil….
‘An astonishing novel’ Financial Times
"Ethically challenging, beautifully orchestrated, philosophically opposed to the usual plot fixes of fantasy" * Guardian * "Simply gripping story-telling" * The Times * "Powerful, passionate, mordantly funny and, at one point, unbearably sad, it is that rarest of things: a book that is heaven to read out loud to a pyjama-clad child" -- Debi Gliori * Daily Telegraph * "An astonishing novel . . . I marvelled at the ferociousness of the humour, and the willingness to go into dark places . . . The Amazing Maurice might be considered his masterpiece." * Financial Times * "Great yarn written in fairly simple text" * Liverpool Echo *
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