Together with his wonder-working friend, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will learn to believe in miracles that will save the people and place he loves.
©2003 David Almond; (P)2004 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
"For anyone who loves words, Almond's books are a pleasure....So imaginative and layered." (Booklist)
"Besides providing a moving portrait of a boy's growing pains, the author expresses the camaraderie within a working-class community and the love within Bobby's family. Sensitive readers will marvel at Almond's ability to show, not tell, with his highly introspective, at times enigmatic, writing style." (Publishers Weekly)
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