Publication Date: 17/02/2022 ISBN: 9781529046878 Category:

The Fire Cats of London

Anna Fargher

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication Date: 17/02/2022 ISBN: 9781529046878 Category:
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Step into historic London and follow the fearless acts of two young wildcats caught in the Great Fire, in The Fire Cats of London: a story of daring and courage from bestselling, award-winning author of The Umbrella Mouse, Anna Fargher.

Young wildcats, Asta and Ash, find themselves captured and taken from their home in the forest to an apothecary’s shop in the heart of London in the summer of 1666, when fear and superstition are rife. Asta’s determination to escape, leads them to Miriam, a healer with a soft spot for animals. Treated by the people of London as a witch, no one will listen to Miriam when she tries to warn them that something terrible is about to happen. So when Asta and Ash overhear a dangerous plot to destroy London, they embark on a perilous race against time to clear Miriam’s name before the flames are let loose on the city.

Beautifully illustrated by Sam Usher, Asta and Ash will take you on an inspiring journey around London during the most infamous fire in British history.

‘Ambitious and wonderful’ – Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse on The Umbrella Mouse.

Publisher Review

An ambitious and wonderfully well-achieved first novel. -- Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse, on The Umbrella Mouse A spellbinding tale of bravery and hope, where courage is found in the smallest of heroes. -- Gill Lewis, author of Sky Hawk, on The Umbrella Mouse The exquisite story of a mouse orphaned in the London blitz. * Sunday Telegraph - Books of the Year, on 'The Umbrella Mouse' *

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