Caiden can't stop asking, "Why?" It might be a small word, but it causes big fear for his friends and family. The only way they are going to stop him using it is to answer every single one. This book is suitable for under fives.
Mary Draper knows she is a normal, gap-toothed schoolgirl--until her sleep disorder is brought to light, she dreams her cat can talk like a toff, she learns how to use the camera obscura and wishing steps, and she rescues her Victorian friend, a suspected jewel thief. The reason: Mary Draper can time travel!
A tiny tale about the Chester Imp, whose self-imageries are so outlandish and incredible to believe they land him in trouble with the other grotesques and mystical creatures. He is taught a lesson he will never forget. This story is based on the Chester Imp, which can be found in Chester's Cathedral, high up on the north nave wall.
Manunitus Sourpuss is a courageous gladiator who is about to fight one of the most feared foes the city has ever encountered. The Welsh giants have moved in! But after a number of attempts with his trusty crossbow, he fails to drive the new ogre community. He receives a gift from an old dear; a bewitched bottle of green mush, a giant antidote. Things are about to change for the people of Deva.
Egan Bagley is a talented clockmaker who is about to create one of the most magnificent clocks the country has ever set its eyes on, but after a visit from a gypsy selling him a bewitched bead, things are about to turn peculiar. With the magical powers of the four faced clock, the little gnome of a man plays havoc with time and is about to become one of the richest men in Chester with upsetting consequences.