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Herbert Rowbarge
Author: Natalie Babbitt

ISBN: 9781250075109
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 10 January 2017
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.2 x 1.6
Description:
Herbert Rowbarge has an identical twin who lives ninety miles away, but he doesn't know he exists. All he does know is that he gets a weird feeling when he looks into mirrors or watches his twin daughters. The only thing that makes him happy is the amusement park that he has created: It was the dream of his childhood, and it is complete with a merry-go-round with many pairs of beasts. Told from the points of view of Herbert and of his daughters, this family story explores what it means to be a self-made man to the exclusion of all others--and the relationship between twins, whether you know you are one or not.

About the Author

Natalie Babbitt is the award-winning author of Tuck Everlasting, The Eyes of the Amaryllis, Kneeknock Rise, and many other brilliantly original books for young people. She began her career in 1966 as the illustrator of The Forty-Ninth Magician, a collaboration with her husband. When her husband became a college president and no longer had time to collaborate, Babbitt tried her hand at writing. Her first novel, The Search for Delicious, established her gift for writ...

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