The Boy In The Box: Book 1 Of Master Melville's Medicine Show

Paperback | January 21, 2014

byCary Fagan

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Eleven-year-old juggling enthusiast Sullivan’s life is turned upside down the night he glimpses a strange horse-drawn caravan outside his window and decides to follow it. He is thrilled to find an old-fashioned medicine show with performers who are his own age.

But thrill quickly turns to dread when he steps onstage for the magic act ... only to wake up imprisoned inside the caravan! Should he plot his escape and return to his safe but boring existence? Or could being kidnapped actually be the best thing that has ever happened to him?

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  Eleven-year-old juggling enthusiast Sullivan’s life is turned upside down the night he glimpses a strange horse-drawn caravan outside his window and decides to follow it. He is thrilled to find an old-fashioned medicine show with performers who are his own age. But thrill quickly turns to dread when he steps onstage for the magic...

Acclaimed author CARY FAGAN is beloved by adults and children alike. His books include the popular Kaspar Snit novels, and Jacob Two-Two on the High Seas; Thing-Thing was a finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.  He has also won the Jewish Book Award and the World Storytelli...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7 × 5.03 × 1.1 inPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143180894

ISBN - 13:9780143180890

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