Chosen for inclusion in the reading list for the 2006 Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award
Kaspar Snit is a villainous villain who is determined to steal all the fountains in the world. Why? Fountains are beautiful and give people pleasure, two things he can t abide.
Can a family of four who love fountains rescue them from the hands of this dastardly scoundrel? Especially when that family is made up of the four most eccentric individuals you d care to meet?
Eleven-year-old Eleanor, eight-year-old Solly, better known as Googoo Man, and their parents, who are, to say the least, odd, set out on a hilarious quest over mountains and across the seas to storm the fortress of Kaspar and retrieve the lost fountains.
Cary Fagan s first novel for children is a fun fantasy that will keep young armchair travelers laughing right to the exciting end."