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By Peter Dickinson

For one younger boy, a field packed with not anything is a price ticket to adventure

whereas skipping tuition, James sees his mom in the street. He geese inside of an deserted shop, the place an elderly shopkeeper asks what he desires to purchase. while James says “nothing,” the previous guy sells it to him: a heavy cardboard field crammed packed with most efficient not anything. James attempts to give an explanation for this to his mom, yet she doesn’t think him and throws the field over the fence and into the sell off. He sneaks in to retrieve his new possession—and unearths himself trapped in one other world.

The sell off is an eerie position populated by means of hyperintelligent rats, great seagulls, and a really shrewdpermanent pile of rubbish known as the Burra. as soon as it was once a thriving neighborhood, yet anything unusual has occurred, and the unload has turn into caught in time. To come again domestic, James needs to aid the Burra store the dump—using the entire not anything he can find.

This booklet good points an illustrated own background of Peter Dickinson together with infrequent photos from the author’s collection.

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