The Year of The Rat by Clare Furniss

“The world may tip at any moment – the secret is finding something to hold onto…”

Meet Pearls baby sister – The Rat. The reason Pearls mum died.
The Rat is the reason that Pearls life has been irrevocably changed and quite frankly Pearl will never forgive The Rat for what she’s done.

Pearl shuts out her stepdad, her Gran and even her friends as she tries to muddle her way through what is sure to be one of the hardest years in her young life.

Struggling to understand how and where she now fits into a family that she feels is not really hers now her mum is gone Furniss takes the reader on an emotional journey as we follow Pearl during ‘The Year of The Rat’

A truly incredible book that is both heartbreaking and heartwarming …if you only read one book this year make it this one.


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