#3 The renegade ratcatcher


  • FREE GIFT Magic beans
  • STORY Always pay the piper – the Pied Piper of Hamelin’s ‘confession’
  • STORY Just Desserts – a melange of the Gingerbread Man and Hansel & Gretel tales
  • FEATURE He said, she said – Red Riding Hood witness statements sourced by guest reporter Penelope Harris, plus exclusive illustration by Holly Mitchell
  • PROJECT Hansel & Gretel in cross stitch, based on an illustration by Charles Robinson & inspired by the colours of Clarice Cliff’s Bizarre-ware
  • PROJECT ‘The millet reached the sky’ – a counted thread embroidery pattern
  • OTHER Fast-As-You-Can Weight Loss Plan – gingerbread recipe & fictional advertisement feature
  • OTHER Runaway Snack Attack – an open letter from the Magical Objects Restoration Society, forwarded by Onyx Mail Services
  • OTHER The Mirror book review supplement
  • OTHER Small ads


See back issues index for further stories featuring this issue’s characters and tales, in similar and alternative contexts.  


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