This is a story book for children. It is suitable for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years of age depending on reading ability.
Beryl Ramsbottom is being bullied by the horrible Piggy Sylvester and Slugs Mottram. One day, after running away, she hides under her favourite oak tree to tell it about her problems. Usually, the tree does not reply, but this time there are loud creaks and rustling from the branches. Just when Beryl has decided that the tree can talk back, there is a crash and a thud and Uzzi the goblin falls into her life.
However, Uzzi also has problems. His home in the graveyard at St. Botolph's church is haunted and his wife Klustia expects him to do something about it! Beryl and Uzzi decide to help each other and go their separate ways to get the information that they need.
After meeting again, this time at Uzzi's home in a mausoleum, it is Uzzi's wife Klustia who decides to use powerful magic to solve their problems. The magic is difficult to perform and the results are not what Klustia predicts. However, in the end, everyone including the ghost is happy with the results - except, perhaps, Piggy Sylvester and Slugs Mottram.
After spending a lifetime writing technical items as an engineer, the chance to let the imagination run riot couldn't be missed. Bery Ramsbottom is Ian Wright's alter ego. If the had met many years ago there is no limit to where they might have been. Almost certainly in other worlds .....read more