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Emmeline and the plucky pup / Megan Rix.

By: Rix, Megan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Puffin, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141385709 (paperback).Subject(s): Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1928 -- Juvenile fiction | Suffragists -- Juvenile fiction | Boys -- Juvenile fiction | Dogs -- Juvenile fiction | Puppies -- Juvenile fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction | London (England) -- History -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Emmeline Pankhurst is the leader of the Suffragettes. Her ward, Alfie, can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline is thrilled that Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight.
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Meet the leader of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and a particularly plucky pup, during a momentous time in history!

Alfie can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline Pankhurst is thrilled that her ward Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight.

Full of adventure, fascinating history and lovely animals, this is the perfect read for young fans of Dick King-Smith and Michael Morpurgo.

Includes an excerpt from "Winston and the marmalade cat".

Emmeline Pankhurst is the leader of the Suffragettes. Her ward, Alfie, can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline is thrilled that Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight.

For middle primary school age.