Half-goblin boy Joseph Grubb lives in Fayt, a bustling trading port where elves, trolls, fairies and humans live side by side. Fed up of working at the Legless Mermaid tavern, Grubb dreams of escape - until a whirlwind encounter with a smuggler plunges him into Fayt's criminal underworld.
The boy on the mortuary slab is dead; so why doesn't he act like it? Forensic sorcerer Frank Sampson reckons it's something to do with the bizarre magic symbols carved into his flesh. He thinks he knows the sorcerer behind it; but the trouble is, he also thinks he may be in love with her.
Lucky thinks he's an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing to him, and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he's on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew - and an Alien warrior girl...
Anthony Browne is one of the world's most celebrated creators of picture books. This memoir features over 200 illustrations and shares insights into his childhood, his training, and his career as an artist.