Christopher willed the sound to stop.
Absalom wheeled around, raising his tall spidery frame up to its full height.
‘I thought I told you to oil him before we left the yard,’ he said, glaring down at Christopher.
About the book
Christopher is ‘Proper’: a real boy with a real soul, orphaned in a fire. He works for an engineer, a maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals who are Christopher’s best friends. But after a devastating accident, a secret is revealed and Christopher’s world is changed for ever … What follows is a remarkable adventure, as Christopher discovers who he really is, and what it means to be human.
Pinocchio meets The Wizard of Oz with a hint of Northern Lights in this stunning debut from Pádraig Kenny.
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