August 1944, and young mouse Pip Hanway is in France, fighting with the French Resistance group Noah’s Ark – a secret gang of animals operating beneath the feet of the human soldiers. The war is coming to an end and Pip dreams of reaching her ancestral home inside the umbrella museum in Italy.
But as Pip and her friends make the perilous journey to Paris through occupied territory, she soon realizes that danger comes from all sides and she must sacrifice everything to fight for freedom.
The eagerly anticipated sequel to the award-winning The Umbrella Mouse, based on the true stories of animals caught in the conflict of WWII and beautifully illustrated by Sam Usher.
‘An exquisite children’s book’ The Daily Telegraph on The Umbrella Mouse
Published 30th April 2020.