Four stories of myth, magic and adventure from the master teller of talesThe Firework Maker's DaughterI Was A Rat!ClockworkThe Scarecrow and His ServantA devilish inventor, a girl who must face a Fire Fiend, a scarecrow brought to life by a bolt of lightning, and a boy who can only say the words 'I Was a Rat!' . . .
Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, these are four incredible stories that will obsess and enchant readers. Includes a prologue and epilogue from the uniquely talented Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials'Exciting, scary, romantic and deliciously readable' Guardian'Full of hilarious, loveable characters' Sunday Times