Why does the rat who lives in the cage next to Emmy's desk talk to her and no one else? Why do Emmy's schoolmates barely notice she exists? And what is Emmy's mysterious nanny, the sinister Miss Barmy, really after? Seeking the answers to these questions plunges Emmy into an adventure beyond anything she could have imagined.
When Derek Willow is invited to visit a friend in the old neighborhood, he and his siblings Abner, Tate, and Celia try to earn money for his train ticket using an enchanted, and very hungry, lawnmower.