In the dusty shadows of an abandoned house, twins Stefan and Arlo discover a secretive girl. Alice is smart and strong and not happy to have her hideout found, but she needs their help—her twin sister is locked in a cage suspended high above a mysterious mine in a parallel world.
Will the brothers meet her at midnight on the next full moon at the entrance to a tunnel Stefan and Arlo both know can't possibly exist?
Except that it does. And when they travel through it, the twins find themselves on a dangerous and difficult quest that will challenge all their ideas of who they are and what they can do.
The Tunnel of Dreams is a delightful middle-grade fantasy adventure about friendship and loyalty, and about dreaming big and achieving the impossible.
Bernard Beckett is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults and young adults and one of New Zealand's most outstanding writers. The Tunnel of Dreams is his first middle-grade novel. He lives near Wellington with his family.
'Escape into this absorbing magical adventure from a master storyteller.' Kate Constable
'Funny, raw, fantastic...The most exciting young adult writer writing in this country.' Radio NZ