I Was a Rat!
When a small boy turns up on Bob and Joan’s doorstep unable to say much except ‘I was a rat’, the kindly couple adopt him. After all, Bob reads about odder things every day in the newspapers. To them, the sunny little chap is Roger, and he’s trying hard to adapt to human life. But when he gets lost and ends up on the run, the newspapers paint a different picture. To them he is ‘the Monster’, a rodent fiend who is poised terrorise the town. Only a friend in a very high place can save Roger from the dark villains who want exterminate him…
- A gripping tale of chance, destiny, secrets and danger
- Features an array of virtuous and villainous characters
- Philip Pullman is the best-loved author of Northern Lights
- He has won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Prize
“All life is here in this skilful unfolding of a very human tale from a great storyteller.” The Bookseller