A Stanley Wells mystery
by Joel Stewart
Waking up one morning to find that his home has been invaded by giant trees, Stanley also discovers that his mum, stepfather and his annoying new twin brothers have been turned into trees.
Only Stanley and his cat, now resident in an old caravan in the garden to escape the twins’ crying, remain unaffected, and they set out with Dr Moon to return the family to normal. The solution seems to lie with a mysterious pirate neighbour...
The author’s plentiful humorous illustrations enliven this short novel, which allows young readers beset by new family circumstances to work through their concerns vicariously and reassuringly.
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