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The Impossible Boy

Narrated by: Matt Addis
Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10

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Believe in the impossible this Christmas - a magical story celebrating the power of imagination, from the best-selling author of Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

Oleg and Emma entered their den to find a cardboard spaceship standing exactly where they usually sat. Slowly, the front door opened and out stepped a boy. 'My name's Sebastian Cole,' he said. 'But you already know that.'  

When Oleg and Emma invent a new classmate called Sebastian, they are amazed when he appears - very much real - in their secret den. 

Sebastian isn't like the rest of their classmates. He's never eaten pizza, he's not sure what goose bumps are and he has a satchel that seems to hold an endless supply of hot ice cream.   

But as the three friends begin their adventures, more impossible things keep happening, from a runaway goat at school to a sighting of some snowwomen on the move. They are soon pursued by the mysterious Institute of Unreality, who want to capture and erase Sebastian, to restore order to the world.  

With the help of a cowboy gardener, an imprisoned scientist and the rest of their class, can Emma and Oleg protect their new friend and keep the magic of the impossible alive, just in time for Christmas?  

After inspiring countless young people with tales of extraordinary people in the world around them, Ben Brooks' first children's novel is a magical adventure that celebrates friendship, the power of imagination and ice cream.

©2019 Ben Brooks (P)2019 Hodder Children's Books

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