Neil Abbott is an undersized, introverted eleven-year old boy with the ability to tell about people by touching their possessions. He doesn’t fit in either at home or at school and rarely speaks to anyone, with the exception of his grandmother, who has a secret talent of her own.
One day, after a particularly difficult week, Neil asks his grandmother if she thinks he’s normal, and she responds by telling him the remarkable story of an unlikely hero, who long ago crossed the five parts of the world to free his only friend from a demon lord. Filled with hidden meaning and at times mirroring Neil’s life, Wondertown is an unforgettable journey to a place inside each of us few of us dare to go.
Wondertown is a musical story. It includes a full-length fantasy novel, twelve original songs—each one an extension of the story sung by the characters themselves—and seventeen illustrations from acclaimed illustrator Emrah Elmasli. Book sold separately.
Wondertown is also available as an Enhanced eBook, which includes the book, songs, and illustrations together.
“Finally, a multimedia novel that actually improves the reading experience. Each part – songs, story, and illustrations- stand on their own. But together, they create a reading experience as unique as it is rewarding.”
Paul Futhey, Inside Toronto
“Fallows has fashioned two worlds: both beautifully realized and compelling; both peopled with characters of great depth and humanity. And he leaves readers eager to find out how Rabbit’s story heralds forth in Neil’s life, and how Neil discovers within himself the champion that he will become.”
Marnie Parsons, Running the Goat Books