A thrilling fantasy adventure, full of terrors and enchantments. When Nick Quinn goes for his annual holiday to his uncle and aunt's farm he finds everything just the same: the countryside wonderful for exploring, the creek perfect for swimming and his dreamy cousin Susan as solitary as ever. In fact everything is quite predictable until Nick meets a mad, terrifying old man wading in the creek, who scratches a strange symbol on a stone and forces Nick to carry it to Susan. When Susan takes to pebble a tiny secret smile comes to her mouth and she says, "I've been waiting for this message all my life…'
Ideal for large school groups.