A greatly unappreciated gem of a book. It is by no means perfect, but it has a special little place in my heart, and I’m sure it will for many more children in the future.
I actually saw the TV series of this first years ago, and desparately wanted to read it. Garland is a member of a travelling group of performers in a post-apocolyptic land of strange creatures and ruins. She encounters two brothers, Timon and Eden, and their baby sister Jewel, children from the future on a quest to save the land. The story follows their adventures, and on a darker note, Timon’s internal struggle against something he can’t fight…
At times a bit cheesy, what made this book stand out to me was the heart and emotion in it. The ending was, without too many spoilers, greatly saddening, especially for a children’s book, and the idea of Sci-fi and Fantasy fused together was pulled off really well. The characters are unique and lovable in an almost caricature fashion. The story is magical and lots of fun to read.
I can only hope that this book is printed for as long as possible, so that many more children get the chance to experience this beautiful story for themselves.


for more look me on youtube and tumble just look for the baldbookgeek