Hopper, an ordinary mouse, flees from the pet-shop and is rescued in the last second. Much to his surprise his saviour is the rat Zucker, son of Titus, the emperor of Atlantia. Hopper’s looks bring back memories in Zucker and his father. Hopper is frightened by the cats in Atlantia, even if they submit themselves to the rats‘ regime.
When Hopper starts searching for his siblings Pinkie and Pup, he discovers little Pup in the refugee camp. But, suddenly, there is an attack. Firren, the rat and her rangers have come to kill the cats and help the refugees. They take Hopper to the legendary Mūs, the rebellious and militant mice. There, everybody believes that Hopper is the long-awaited Chosen One to be their leader in the fight against the cats and the empire of Atlantia.
This book is suitable for readers between 8 and 12 years of age.
Lisa Fiedler is the author of many novels for children and young adults.
Vivienne To is an illustrator and visual development artist working in film and publishing. After graduating from the College of Fine Arts in 2006, she went on to work as a visual development artist for children’s TV animation before moving to the film industry. Vivienne To has illustrated several books including The Blackwell Pages series by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr, the Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective series by Octavia Spencer, Mouseheart by Lisa Fiedler, the Odditorium series by Gregory Funaro, as well as creating new covers for The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins.