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    The Rat-Catcher's Apprentice
    The Rat-Catcher's Apprentice
    It's 1665. Rats have infested homes and alleys in Marie Perrin's provincial French town. Twelve-year-old Marie is set to become a maid, although she hungers for adventure. However, one mistake alters her fate and as punishment she is forced to apprentice for an intimidating rat-catcher.<br/>Away from her parents and twin brother, and handling gnarly rat traps under Gustave Renard's unusual mentorship, Marie must overcome a new set of challenges which come after a plague enters her town.<br/>Are rats responsible for the spread of the illness? Can Marie find a way out of the bubbling danger around her?<br/>The Rat-Catcher's Apprentice depicts non-traditional families, belonging and female bravery in an atmospheric historical setting.<br/><br/>'An intrepid heroine, a perilous time in plague-ridden France, a society cleaved by class division. The Rat-Catcher's Apprentice is full of heart and hope with a young girl who dares to dream of a life unrestrained by her gender. A compelling and rollicking MG novel.' - Amra Pajalic<br/>'A gripping, historical adventure story of bravery and belonging.' - Judith Rossell<br/>'An exceptional novel, full of twists and turns and intrigue, with a heart that is brave and kind and true. I adored this timeless story.' - Kate Gordon
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    CA$ 32.99

    Book Author
    Maggie Jankuloska
    Genre Children's Non-Fiction
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    MidnightSun Publishing
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