|aThe terrible thing that happened to Barnaby Brocket / |cJohn Boyne ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers.
|a1st U.S. ed.
|aNew York : |bAlfred A. Knopf, |c2013.
|a277 p. : |bill. ; |c22 cm.
|aBorn with an ability to float in the air, Barnaby Brocket is entreated by his parents to hide his unusual trait until a fateful day when he finds himself on a journey that takes him all over the world and into outer space.