A beautifully written, lyrical tale featuring a cast of funny and
loveable characters, created by children's TV presenter Cerrie Burnell
and stunningly illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.
Harper lives in the City of Clouds with her Great Aunt Sassy and
her beloved cat, Midnight. When Midnight goes missing - together
with all the cats of the neighbourhood - Harper realises that only
her magical scarlet umbrella can help her find him...
When Harper steps out with the umbrella in her hand, she is carried
up into the sky on a series of amazing adventures.
And Midnight isn't all she finds when she stumbles upon the Midnight
Orchestra and its wild conductor...
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Cerrie Burnell is a much-loved presenter on Cbeebies. She was named in the Observer's top ten children's presenters and also featured in the Guardian's 2011 list of 100 most inspirational women where she received praise for tackling disability head on. Cerrie divides her time between London and Manchester. Her bestselling picture books Snowflakes and MermaidMore about Cerrie Burnell
Laura Ellen Anderson Biography
Laura Ellen Anderson is a British author and illustrator who has just published the second book in her new series, Amelia Fang, who she describes as a modern day Wednesday Addams from the Addams Family. Laura has illustrated many children's books