Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner is a charming, magical story. Emily's life bears more than a passing resemblance to Cinderella's life. As the story goes on Emily gains a benefactor, starts to learn magic and gets involved with a fairy detective agency. This is book one in a planned series.
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