Laurel is only twelve, but she’s alone in the world – orphaned and shipped off to live with relatives she hardly knows. Her new family don’t seem to care about anything Laurel loves, including books and Mr Pooter, her old marmalade-coloured cat. So Laurel decides that she won’t feel anything. She’ll become Ice Lolly, the girl with the frozen heart: the girl nobody can hurt. But that’s before a special friend and a mysterious letter open up new possibilities for Ice Lolly – and for Mr Pooter! A heart-melting gem of a novel by Jean Ure.