Pinocchio meets The Wizard of Oz as a boy
and his mechanical friends discover the truth about his past in this
magical bestseller ...
'One of a kind. Utterly fantastic.'
Christopher is 'Proper': a real boy with
a real soul, orphaned in a fire. He works for an engineer, a
maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals
who are Christopher's best friends. But after a devastating accident,
a secret is revealed and Christopher's world is changed for
ever. What follows is a remarkable adventure, as Christopher discovers
who he really is, and what it means to be human ...