I Was a Rat! Or, the Scarlet Slippers
'I WAS A RAT!' So insists Roger. Maybe it's true. But what is he NOW? A terrifying monster rampaging in the sewers?The Daily Scourge is sure of it.A money-spinning fairground freak?He is to Mr Tapscrew.A champion wriggler and a downy card?That's what Billy hopes.
The Firework Maker's Daughter
What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is . . . a Firework-Maker!But firework-making is not just about being able to make Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There is also one special secret: every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend!
From the master storyteller comes a tale of gothic mystery as elegantly crafted as the most intricate clockwork. A tormented apprentice clock-maker - and a deadly knight in armour.
A dreadful fate looks certain until, from out of nowhere, a figure with glowing, red eyes appears. He leaps through the air like a firework - it's Spring-Heeled Jack, scourge of evil-doers!