Feeding Malachi by Abigail Hilton
Approx. 6,580 words.
Published on August 23, 2011.
Eve is an inquisitive baby rat who regularly escapes from her cage. One night she meets a strange creature in a glass tank across the room — a boa constrictor named Malach. What will happen to their fragile friendship when Eve discovers what Malachi eats? Can they devise a solution that will save both Malachi and Eve’s family of rats? Feeding Malachi is an illustrated children's chapter book.