Lost and Found
Ava Andrews, author
Danny discovers a family secret during a visit with his mum, Alice, to storytelling Aunt Sally during Xmas. Aunt Sally unexpectedly tells Danny the truth about his father's death: while he was an avid sailor he never returned from a trip. “Red sky in the morning is a sailors warning.” That night, Danny had a dream of his father and he felt he was still alive. Danny then begins an adventure in search of his lost father. He runs away from home and steals a boat. When he encounters troubled weather, his boat sinks and he awakes to find himself on Shipwreck Island. Finn is a garden gnome like person who finds Danny and quickly becomes his friend. Finn shows Danny around this peculiar island with peculiar people. Dr Winky Wong, who looks like he is squinting. Avana and Leana have rainbow coloured hair which create flavoured sweets. Milly has flowered hair which changes based on her emotions. Elvis Presley is also on the island. Thanos is a mean and troublesome creature that can teleport and everyone fears him. When Danny confronts him about his behaviour he unexpectedly disappears and they discover his weakness. When Danny meets Anne, she answers many of his questions about the island. It was created by Mother Nature. Mother Underworld put a curse on the island. She divided the island into twelve different sections and whatever section people land on, they become something specific from that section. For example, If you land on the gem section, over time you become a ruby. When a siren sounds, Finn, Anne and Danny go on Find Duty to locate another person who just got shipwrecked on the island - it was Danny's mum, Alice. Another secret is revealed when Alice recognizes Anne as her lost niece and Anne and Danny discover they are cousins. Meanwhile Danny continues to see visions of his father saying ... remember why you are here. His last vision revealed another saying… Truth of an eye can break any curse, Change things now for better or worse. Danny goes to Anne's house. There, all the pieces of the island are connected by a golden orb. A feathered man appears covered with pigeons. Anne shoots one pigeon and everyone comes running. Thanos swoops down on the pigeon and gets bigger. He jumps into the orb, which gets bigger, and people start transforming into random objects. Danny realises that the pigeon guy is his dad. Anne shoots him. Danny runs over and starts crying. Spells are broken and they are reunited. They go home on a boat. Mother nature leads the way.