Illustrated by Chris Baker
There was once an old man called Felix, who dreamed of having a house full of children. But none came. Then one morning, everything changed . . .
When the infant Prosper mysteriously arrives in the small village, he is loved by everyone. That is until the wind drops, the rain stops falling and the crops fail to grow. The villagers have no one to blame - but the little boy with the wonderful secret.
Fable and fairy tale are startingly combined in this powerful story with a theme that has reverberated through the ages.