'Give me your buns and your biscuits! Give me your chocolate éclairs! For I am the Rat of the highway, and the Rat Thief never shares!' Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food. Clover from a rabbit; nuts from a squirrel - he even steals his own horse's hay. Then he finally meets his comeuppance, in the form of a cunning duck... A fabulous, rollicking rhyme, in the style of the famous Alfred Noyes poem, 'The Highwayman'.
A guaranteed bestseller - "The Highway Rat" hardback edition shot straight to number 1 in the children's top 500 chart. A fabulous rollicking rhyme in the style of the famous Alfred Noyes poem 'The Highwayman'. This will be published alongside Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler's brand new hardback picture book "Superworm". Donaldson is the newly appointed Children's Laureate for 2011-13.