Emily's pet shop is no ordinary pet shop and the animals in it are no ordinary animals. When the horrible Mrs Henrietta Fysshe-Pye comes to town and buys pets from Emily, everything goes topsy-turvy. The animals put the world to rights with their cunning and a touch of magic, courtesy of a former magician's rabbit - named, appropriately, Presto!
Deirde Madden is well-known for her literary fiction for adults, published by Faber. She has won the Somerset Maugham Award and has also been shortlisted for the Orange Prize.