Chosen for inclusion in the reading list for the 2006 Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award
Kaspar Snit is a villainous villain who is determined to steal all the fountains in the world. Why? Fountains are beautiful and give people pleasure, two things he can’t abide.
Can a family of four who love fountains rescue them from the hands of this dastardly scoundrel? Especially when that family is made up of the four most eccentric individuals you’d care to meet?
Eleven-year-old Eleanor, eight-year-old Solly, better known as Googoo Man, and their parents, who are, to say the least, odd, set out on a hilarious quest over mountains and across the seas to storm the fortress of Kaspar and retrieve the lost fountains.
Cary Fagan’s first novel for children is a fun fantasy that will keep young armchair travelers laughing right to the exciting end.
Silver Birch Award for FictionNOMINEE 2005
About Cary Fagan
Tundra author CARY FAGAN has written award-winning books for both adults and children. Cary has won the City of Toronto Book Award, the Jewish Book Committee Prize for Fiction, and the Mr. Christie Silver Medal. His picture books are Gogol’s… More about Cary Fagan
Published by Tundra Books Mar 16, 2004| 176 Pages| 5-1/8 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780887766657