A poignant and uplifting story of family, connection and imagination.
Tabby’s fed up. Fed up with losing her best friend and fed up that Grandad has come to stay.
Grandad’s always telling the same old silly, made-up stories, and now Tabby has to walk his smelly dog, Buster, every day after school.
When one of Tabby’s walks takes her to a lonely hilltop house, she spots something strange going on. So strange she can’t help but mention it to Grandad, who of course turns it all into another fantasy.
But when tragedy strikes, Tabby’s left wondering if Grandad’s impossible story could be true?
"For my money, Lisa Thompson is one of the greatest treasures we have in contemporary children’s fiction. She effortlessly blends sentiment with skill, creating stories that excite the mind while tugging the heart. A rare, brilliant talent." (Maz Evans)