Twilight in the Land of Nowhen

Twilight in the Land of Nowhen

by Nury Vittachi
     
 

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In this mind-twisting adventure, Simon truly walks to the beat of a different drummer. Simon lives three seconds ahead of everyone else, which creates embarrassing problems, such as answering questions that haven’t yet been asked and trying to walk through doors that haven’t yet been opened. Hoping to be cured of his strange ailment, Simon meets a Stitcher… See more details below

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In this mind-twisting adventure, Simon truly walks to the beat of a different drummer. Simon lives three seconds ahead of everyone else, which creates embarrassing problems, such as answering questions that haven’t yet been asked and trying to walk through doors that haven’t yet been opened. Hoping to be cured of his strange ailment, Simon meets a Stitcher, whose job is to fix glitches in the universe. The Stitcher helps him understand what’s happening, but even she has no cure. Playing on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, this inventive story takes young readers on a supernatural journey through the fabric of space-time, while offering valuable lessons in acceptance and understanding.

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“An entertaining debut, with a zany but affectionate multicultural mix.”  —Kirkus Reviews

“[Vittachi’s] unique world view infuses his writing with vitality and gives his characters a charming believability.”  —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741760163
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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