2002, HarperCollins, London
American fairytale of Ethan Feld, an 11-year-old baseball player, who is recruited by a group of mythical creatures to complete a quest to save the multiverse. He meets werefolk, giants, faeries, sasquatch, and goblins along the way.
This is an enjoyable fantasy for young people and adults. It has a few dark themes, but is still appropriate for children. It feels like the author has added every mythical creature he could think of! There are a lot of baseball references in the book, which I didn't understand; it does not distract from the story. As well as being a work of fantasy, there are sci-fi elements to the story, such as multiple universes, physics, and a rather cute Saab-Zeppelin.
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