It’s 1908 when Billy, an orphan, is taken in by an old man who operates a carousel at the local carnival. Discovering the carousel’s secret, Billy is catapulted into the future of the 1990s. Now he’s trying to return home, but the carousel is locked away in an old barn. Time is running out in this life-and-death-game.
About the author
A writer of international acclaim, Monica Hughes published over 35 books and many more short stories and articles during her 29-year career. She was often honored for her work; Hunter in the Dark and Keeper of the Isis Light both won the Canada Council Children's Literature Award. She was the recipient of the Vicky Metcalfe Award for a body of work, the Queen's Jubilee Medal and the Order of Canada.