Things don't go well for Toby after he moves in with his
grandmother and starts school in a new town.
After an encounter in the
school cafeteria, he finds himself waiting in the principal's office.
While there he discovers a book that lets him travel back and forth to
anther world where he makes new friends. Toby soon finds that his new
friends are also having problems, and he has to decide how to help
At home, Toby is still adjusting
to his wacky grandmother. She drives a customized VW, collects cat
figurines, and sends him to Alice's Food Emporium to pick up exotic
Then Toby discovers he's
not the only one who knows about the book. He is chased by bullies, has
more meetings with the principal, and is being watched by a mysterious
librarian. Can Toby help his new friends and keep the book from falling
into the wrong hands?