About this book
Now available in paperback for the first time, this is Ian Beck's first novel for children, having produced many bestselling picture books. It is the tale of Tom Trueheart, Boy Adventurer, given the chance to become a hero in his own story, just like his 6 older brothers. An inventive and magical novel which reveals much about the way stories work. Ages: 7-9 years.
Tom Trueheart wants to be an adventurer like his six older brothers. They're all employed by the Story Bureau to take the lead in thrilling tales. But something's gone wrong - none of the stories are being finished and none of the Trueheart brothers have returned home. Now, Tom must find out what has happened to his brothers and bring them back.
|Oxford Children's Books|