By Peter Dickinson
whereas skipping college, James sees his mom in the street. He geese within an deserted shop, the place an elderly shopkeeper asks what he desires to purchase. whilst James says “nothing,” the previous guy sells it to him: a heavy cardboard field filled jam-packed with foremost 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 reveals himself trapped in one other world.
The unload is an eerie position populated by way of hyperintelligent rats, massive seagulls, and a really smart pile of rubbish known as the Burra. as soon as it used to be a thriving group, yet anything unusual has occurred, and the unload has turn into caught in time. To come back domestic, James needs to support the Burra keep the dump—using the entire not anything he can find.
This book positive factors an illustrated own historical past of Peter Dickinson together with infrequent photos from the author’s collection.
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