cover image Wild Robert

Wild Robert

Diana Wynne Jones. Greenwillow Books, $15.99 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-06-055530-6

In its U.S. debut, Wild Robert, a humorous fantasy from Diana Wynne Jones, illus. by Mark Zug, Heather's parents serve as curators at Castlemaine, the stately home where she lives. Trying to escape the tourist crowds, Heather climbs a secluded, peculiar mound reputed to be the grave of a man with magical powers who died 350 years ago. But when she accidentally summons the mischievous Wild Robert from the distant past, things really get out of control.