It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten something really, really important about Gran’s house.
It turns out she’s right.
Bob, a short, greenish creature dressed in a chicken suit, didn’t forget Livy, or her promise. He’s been waiting five years for her to come back, hiding in a closet like she told him to. He can’t remember who—or what—he is, where he came from, or if he even has a family. But five years ago Livy promised she would help him find his way back home. Now it’s time to keep that promise.
Clue by clue, Livy and Bob will unravel the mystery of where Bob comes from, and discover the kind of magic that lasts forever.
Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead, two masterminds of classic, middle-grade fiction come together to craft this magical story about the enduring power of friendship.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibrarianRyan - www.librarything.com
Bob was a really sweet story that was really hard to get into. The book is only 200 pages, but the first 100 were almost never ending. It’s the set up to the story. Bob has been hiding in the closet ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sgrame - www.librarything.com
When Livy revisits her grandma in Australia after 5 years, she finds a strange zombielike creature in the closet wearing a chicken suit who has been waiting for her since she left without saying good ... Read full review