Years of pollution and misuse have put the River Planet in danger. Manny, a mysterious and starving Sand-boy is the only person who knows how to put it right. Now, through a simple act of kindness, Johin is entwined in this dangerous quest.
This is a tale about parallel worlds – our ‘real’ world of everyday things existing in the same time and place as a magical world where an ageing king battles against evil. Yet the two aren’t separate, they intertwine and depend on each other!
The witch and her dog have guarded the cave for centuries. But only Dave and Maddy guessed that she was more than stone, that there really was a sad old woman behind the stories. Even so, they are amazed when the witch starts demanding food and clothes to keep her warm.