Trudi Penislow is a seriously feisty (and precocious) nine-year-old Cornish girl on a mission to save the world from climate catastrophe. Though her dad’s a former Prime Minister she reckons she’s got the better handle on political activism. Taking her lead from the famous Scandinavian activist Feta Cheeseburg, she aims for swifter results with the help of her grumpy cat, Fang, and her talkative parrot, Lady Casement. Unfortunately, her online efforts enrage hostile political actors who believe that disruption caused in the west by global warming will work to their advantage.
Sensing danger, Trudi’s dad seeks help from the Foreign Secretary, who’s an old chum. Dazzlingly incompetent though the man is, he does get a couple of colourful, female MI6 operatives on the case. Which is lucky, as Trudi’s in imminent danger of being kidnapped. She likes to hope her strategic brilliance will make it ever so easy to trample all over her enemies.
But there are lots of them, and they’re not stupid …
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