About this book
New jacket design for this multi-award winning novel, from David Almond. Ages: 11+
Bobby's dad is mysteriously ill. His new school is a cold and cruel place. And worse: nuclear war is about to start. But Bobby has a wonder-working friend called Ailsa Spink. And he's found the fire-eater, a devil called McNulty. What can they do together on Bobby's beach? Is it possible to work miracles? Will they be able to transform the world?