Oadie, was a loving man, full of compassion and kindness. He was well loved and known as the town clown, always joking around. But, beneath the smiles and laughter was a humble man with wisdom, love, and loyalty to his family and friends.
Ambrosia's life becomes a dark place after her mother's death. Her stepfather drinks and far too often takes his rage out on her. Feeling desperate and alone Ambrosia wishes herself into her favorite book.