The Goblin and the Empty Chair (Hardcover)

By Mem Fox, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator)

Beach Lane Books, 9781416985853, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

Autumn 2009 Kids' Indie Next List

“Original in text and tone, The Goblin and the Empty Chair is a fairy tale of warmth, compassion, and joy. The magnificent drawings evoke fairy tales of old, but with a perspective that young readers will relish. Truly a delight.”
— Maureen Palacios, Once Upon a Time, Montrose, CA
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In a time long past, in a land far away, a family has suffered an unspeakable loss.

But a lonely goblin has been watching. And he knows what to do to help them heal.

From internationally acclaimed picture book masters Mem Fox and Leo and Diane Dillon, here is a rich and moving original fairy tale about family, friendship, and the power compassion has to unite us all.