An award-winning tale of a young Green Fairy who faces terrifying challenges when he sails upriver in search of help to rescue his family and folk from their fast-eroding and storm-ravaged island in the great Slewnecky River. "For once in his young life, he had a sense of self-reliance and what a responsibility that truly was. Whatever happened to him on this journey had the power to make him stronger. Or he could let it destroy him." Such are the thoughts of young Bozel, a pivotal new character introduced in Topaz and the Green Fairies, the third installment in the Topaz the Conjure Cat series by Pat Frayne. In this latest high adventure story, we journey to an island in the midst of chaos. Severe storms are threatening to obliterate the home where the Green Fairies have lived for generations. It is up to young Bozel to find help to save his people before they perish. Along the way, he encounters numerous obstacles and life changing situations. Bozel must overcome not only his own personal fears and self-doubt but grave danger as well. At the same time, there is trouble for Topaz and the other inhabitants of Knownotten Kingdom. Otis has been injured and is trapped in a desolate land where he finds himself held in the thrall of a sinister creature. When Bozel finally crosses paths with Topaz and his friends the race is on to hatch a daring plan to save the Green Fairies. Topaz will be faced with the ultimate test of strength, courage, and commitment to others.