Emmeline and the Plucky Pup.

Rix, Megan.

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Alfie has escaped from the horrors of the workhouse with his sister Daisy. They are being helped by the famous Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, who is fighting for votes for women. Alfie finds a hungry puppy on the streets and looks after it, and names it Rascal. But when Mrs. Pankhurst is in danger the two friends go undercover to help keep her safe. A terrific story for animal-lovers aged 7-11.

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Description

Meet the leader of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and a particularly plucky pup, during a momentous time in history! Alfie can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline Pankhurst is thrilled that her ward Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight. Full of adventure, fascinating history and lovely animals, this is the perfect read for young fans of Dick King-Smith and Michael Morpurgo.

Book Details

Author Rix, Megan.
Format PB
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint Puffin
Number of Pages 272
Publish Date 4/01/2018
Catalogue Mar19
Catalogue book number 3010