When Left Shoe sails into the teeth of a storm, he catches sight of a strange object riding on the crest of a towering wave. But there is something else in the water too, deep in the silent blackness. Waiting. Watching. Before Left Shoe can return to his village in Foamy Bay, he must find the courage to defeat the seadogs' greatest enemy, and rescue something precious. 'Left Shoe and the Foundling' is the first in a series of picture books about the Sandburrow family and their life in the seaside village of Foamy Bay. Not since Brambly Hedge have we seen an imaginary world so brilliantly brought to life.