“A thrilling and empowering middle-grade fantasy quest!” (goodreads)
“… a BEAUTIFUL book that made us feel as though we had pulled one of our favourite classics off the shelf!” (Alan Barillaro, Academy-Award Winning Filmmaker)
Genres: Fantasy, Middle grade.
Eleven–year–old Elliot is having a dismal pandemic summer when suddenly he’s caught in the bubble of one of his own dreams and transported to another world, controlled by evil butterflies, where the sun doesn’t shine. Along with his octopus sidekick, Elliot discovers the reason for these butterflies–gone–wrong and realizes that things must be set right if he is ever to find the way home. An epic middle–grade fantasy about discovering your true path. It embraces themes of courage, friendship, identity, and environmental justice.
A.T. Woodley is a debut author and former filmmaker who grew up in Toronto and is currently based in Victoria. Mike Deas is an author and illustrator based in Salt Spring Island, B.C. who has written graphic novels and picture books.
Published 2023 by Red Deer Press.