By Elizabeth Kay
When Felix's mom and dad take him to "The Divide"--a spot in Costa Rica the place the waters that run all the way down to the Pacific and Atlantic oceans separate--Felix reveals himself in a weird and wonderful parallel global the place legendary creatures and magic are a reality.
There, he meets Betony, a tangle baby and herbalist who turns into his buddy during this unusual land. As Felix explores this new international he quickly discovers that its legendary beasts and fairy folks imagine Felix is a mythical creature who makes use of sensible technology rather than magic! Will Felix ever locate his long ago home...and will he wish to?
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She shrieked. “There are those who should pay attention approximately this. a true dwell legendary being… a boy… a individual… how awesome. ” Then a secretive glance crossed her face, as if she’d simply had an exceptional concept that she definitely wasn’t going to proportion with somebody current. “His identify looks Felix,” acknowledged the 1st ragamucky. “Priceless,” stated Woodsmoke. “Are you yes it wasn’t Helix? ” “You can’t mistake the lip-shape of an F,” stated the 1st ragamucky. “Well, sister,” acknowledged Woodsmoke, “thank you for that. It’s made my day. ” after which she left. “Satisfied? ” requested the 1st ragamucky. “Yes, thank you,” stated Tansy, and she or he gave Ramson a shove. the 2 of them left the crystal ball parlour and walked away. “Did you suspect any of that? ” requested Ramson. “I didn’t think any of it. ” “I did,” stated Tansy. “The moment ragamucky – the expression on her face. i believe she’s labored out a way she can make funds out of that human baby, if she ever received carry of him. ” “Look,” stated Ramson, “Betony’s okay, anywhere she is. She isn’t going to come back to any damage while she’s with a brittlehorn. Let’s return and discover a piece extra approximately worldwide Panaceas. ” Tansy made a face, yet she didn’t argue. They retraced their steps to the convention centre, and this time the magic carpet went down so speedy she felt as if she’d left her belly in the back of. “I made my first crock of gold final year,” somebody known as Helvella advised them, “and I’m good on my strategy to the second one. international Panaceas was once the simplest factor that ever occurred to me. ” “Are those new potions on normal sale? ” requested Ramson. “Oh yes,” spoke back Helvella. “You can get them near to at any place. ” “Hang on,” acknowledged Tansy. “How have they controlled to check them so fast? ” Helvella gave her a pointy glance. “Surely you’re now not suggesting that GP could placed untested treatments within the retailers? ” “Of direction not,” acknowledged Ramson. the belief used to be preposterous. “I’d wish to comprehend a piece extra in regards to the defense procedures,” acknowledged Tansy obstinately. “Look,” stated Helvella, “I needs to sprint. I’m going to a wailing live performance. The tickets price a small fortune, yet i will be able to have the funds for absolutely anything nowadays. Bye. ” “Hmm,” stated Tansy, observing her move. “There’s whatever approximately all this that doesn’t believe correct. ” Woodsmoke chuckled to herself as she scuttled throughout the urban. this knowledge used to be worthy a small fortune. She’d need to try to see Snakeweed in individual, even though it wasn’t going to be effortless. She used to be a ways too insignificant for him to have an interest in her – yet a human baby. Oh definite. He’d pay good for that. Her emotions have been a bit combined, despite the fact that. whilst she’d first visible Felix within the crystal ball, the strangest sensation had come over her. She’d desired to discover the place he lived, and pay him a trip in the midst of the evening. She didn’t are looking to meet him – no, she longed to scrub his domestic for him, from most sensible to backside. It didn’t make experience. She merely wiped clean her own residence while there has been not more usable crockery, and the dirt made her sneeze. Why on the earth should still she are looking to holiday the behavior of a life-time for a human baby?