The story begins: ‘Once upon a time, in a dark city far away, there lived a boy called Walter, who had nothing but his name to call his own …’
The handwritten book, with its strangely vivid illustrations, has been hidden in the old house for a long, long time.
Tonight, four students and their teacher will find it. Tonight, at last, the haunting story of Walter and the mysterious girl called Sparrow will be read – right to the very end …
From one of Australia’s most renowned children’s authors comes an extraordinary story within a story – a mystery, a prophecy, a long-buried secret. And five people who will remember this night for the rest of their lives.
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