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The Time Traveller's Assistant
by Ian O'Neill
Jimmy First is a fourteen year old boy with cerebral palsy. When he runs he falls over; his right arm is weak. He's picked on by the school bully. He's rejected by the girl of his dreams. Life isn't a lot of fun. Things start to look up when he meets Henry Crumble, the owner of the watch repair shop in the High Street Mews. A frustrating and unfulfilled existence suddenly ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published February 24th 2010 by Authorhouse
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I read this out of curiosity as my Mum's cousin is the author. I am into sci fi and love time travel though. I thought I knew what was going to happen in the book and that Jimmy and the old man would go on some adventure together but it was completely different to what I expected - much more interesting and surprising though still a classic time travel/adventure story. If you like Philip Pullman you'll like this except it's much easier to read and shorter. I'd say this is suitable for 9 years ...more