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I was a rat : or, The scarlet slippers

Author: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small homeless boy insists that three weeks ago he was a rat. Bob and Joan, a lonely old couple, are prepared to look after him, but a series of misadventures lead the boy to find refuge in the city sewers. Wondering what has happened to the boy and suspicious of a newspaper headline, "Monster of the Sewers condemned", Bob and Joan enlist the help of Princess Aurelia, the only person who knows who the boy really  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
ISBN: 0385409796 9780385409797
OCLC Number: 43378764
Awards: Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award 2001.
Description: 175 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Philip Pullman ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.

Abstract:

Roger insists he was a rat. But what is he now? A terrifying monster rampaging in the sewers? A money-spinning fairground freak? Or just an ordinary small boy, though a little ratty in his habits?  Read more...
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