Tilly and the Book­wan­der­ers

The Borneo Post - Good English - - Short Story Section - By Anna James

Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grand­par­ents’ book­shop ever since her mother dis­ap­peared shortly af­ter she was born. Like the rest of her fam­ily, Tilly loves noth­ing more than to es­cape into the pages of her favourite sto­ries.

One day Tilly re­alises that clas­sic chil­dren’s char­ac­ters are ap­pear­ing in the shop through the magic of `book wan­der­ing’ - cross­ing over from the page into real life. With the help of Anne of Green Gables and Al­ice in Won­der­land. Tilly is de­ter­mined to solve the mys­tery of what hap­pened to her mother all those years ago ...

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