The Real Boy (2013)
Oscar works for the only true magician remaining in the Barrows. He spends his days in the forest gathering herbs and in the dark, quiet basement grinding and mixing them into potions. He barely remembers the Children’s Home where Caleb found him, and he would like to keep it that way. Herbs and potions make sense to him, but he struggles with human relationships. Then one day Caleb leaves on a business trip and his apprentice vanishes into the woods. Suddenly, Oscar is left alone in a world that turns out to not be as well ordered as he had thought.
Filled with magic, adventure, danger, bravery and the kind of growing that only comes from believing the truths you didn’t want to be true, this is an unforgettable story.
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