Journey to Otherwhere (Voyage of the Basset)
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Bradford Ellis believes in progress--and in fixing other people's problems. His latest case study, a poor seamstress named Lucy Beale, resents his meddlesome attempts to improve her life. But when a small, stately ship--the Basset--sails into the harbor, Brad and Lucy must journey together to the Lands of Legend. There, the transformative Chimera challenges their assumptio...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 22nd 2000 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published August 1st 2000)
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This fantasy tale with an old fashioned flavor is set in England at the turn of the century or start of the Industrial Revolution.
Meddler and inventor-wanna-be Bradford Ellis takes Lucy Beale under his wing, determined to benefit the poor seamstress at his father's school with a classical education during the summer holiday. As part of their education, the two are invited to tour a ship, which takes them on a journey to the Lands of Legend where imagination, not progress and intellect, rule.

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