Nesta has been suspended for setting her school
alight. Is she innocent? Will she go back to school?
Will her mum and dad get together again? Will she
have to go into care or worse? What is worse than
being taken away from her dad? Or will they find
something and someone much more wonderful?
What about the children in the book she is given
to read particularly the two boys with a pet owl and
The two stories are set a hundred years apart,
but take place in the same village very near to a city.
Did the two boys set their school alight? Will
they find the families they were stolen from when
they were babies? Who is the strange constable,
and what about the fierce circus beast. Where is
the Reverend Lamb? Will he be found, and who will
lead these children to know something and someone