A smart, satirical and deliciously silly follow-up to Shaun Micallef’s award-winning Tales from a Tall Forest. The Queen of Tancred and her royal retinue are on a mission: to ensure all the citizens of Tancred are happy. But that’s a lot harder than it sounds – especially when the Happiness Tour accidentally stumbles into the neighbouring region of Hamelin. Oops. Soon, Queen Mathilde smells a rat. A whole kingdom of them, in fact … because Hamelin has been overrun with rodents. Why is a rat on the throne? Where are all of Hamelin’s children?
And what is happiness anyway? The answers – presented in Micallef’s signature fairytale-twisting style – will surprise you!