A riotousy funny and deeply personal story of wonder, discovery and friendship, full of eccentric characters and fantastical adventures, by one of America's best-loved authors. When David falls ill his tough old Aunt Annie offers to tutor him, and he soon grows fond of The Gawgon, as he nicknames her because of her resemblance to the terrifyuing Gawgon Medusa of Greek myth. Together they embark on exciting imaginary adventures rescuing King Tut's treasure, scaling mountains and outwitting master criminals.
Lloyd Alexander is one of America's most distinguished writers and the award-winning author of The Chronicles of Prydain. He has won the Newbery Medal and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Children's Literature from Parents' Choice and another from the World Fantasy Convention.