Uncle Digit and the Truth About Magic

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Pub Date 22 Jan 2024 | Archive Date 31 May 2024

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When anything is possible, how do we know what's real?

Confined to a wheelchair and bullied at school, 11-year-old Finn isn’t having an easy time of it. The only things he looks forward to are the visits of his Uncle Henry, a globe-trotting photojournalist, who can be relied upon to arrive with amazing gifts and unbelievable stories of his adventures. But when Henry goes looking for his father’s ship, lost in the Arctic forty years ago, the stories he recounts become increasingly fantastical, straining even Finn’s desire to believe everything his uncle tells him… until he joins in the adventure himself.

Expect aliens, a wise-cracking fox, singing bears, the most powerful device in the universe and some very peculiar snow!

When anything is possible, how do we know what's real?

Confined to a wheelchair and bullied at school, 11-year-old Finn isn’t having an easy time of it. The only things he looks forward to are the...

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I wasn’t sure if I was going to like this at first, but it ended up being a cozy, endearing read. The structure is quite fascinating and I love the magic of it.

The good: it’s cute, easy to understand, and very unique. So unique that it was hard to put down after the introduction of The First and The Keeper. Part 3 of the book is absolutely beautiful, and my favorite part.

On the other hand, it definitely has a slower start for how long it is. I wanted to put the book down a few times leading up to page 80-ish. It doesn’t feel like there’s any sort of “hook” per se, just the backdrop of a multigenerational story of magic and adventure and a sweet relationship between an uncle and a nephew. There’s not a lot of depth to these characters - the story definitely takes the driver’s seat here, so it was hard for me to get fully into it at first.

Again, it really is a cute story. I think plenty of people of all ages would love it. Definitely recommend!

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Uncle Digit and the Truth About Magic by Jeremy Hullah was a beautifully written book from start to finish. The author has wrote from his heart. Finn is the main character within this new book. Sadly, his dad was killed in a car crash when he was four years old. This also left Finn in a wheelchair.
Now eleven years old, Finn is bullied whilst at school by the other school children, he is perceived as being an easy target! But, there was only so much Finn could take and one day he loses it "Roooooaaaaarrrrr!" especially when the children make nasty references about his mum having to take in lodgers.

Finn, has another person but this person he his hero; His Uncle Henry, aka Uncle Digit who is a globe trotting photo journalist...........and when Uncle Henry hears that he has had trouble at school, he makes a visit to see Finn at his school, he talks about his adventures of going to the Artic and many other adventures he has had. This goes down well at the school and especially with the school children who are bullying Finn.
But, deep down Finn would love to be apart his Uncle's magical adventures especially his new ones he will be having in the future.......

I found this book magical and cover of this book was beautiful. I loved it.

Jeremy Hullah is the author of The Beastly Baron of Beaux Bottom the first book.

Big Thank you so much Jeremy Hullah for your beautiful book for O my nephew and Netgalley for my Arc.

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I really enjoyed reading this book, it had everything that I was looking for and enjoyed from a fantasy element in this genre. The overall feel works with what I was hoping for from the description. I enjoyed the overall feel of this book and how the characters worked with this universe. Jeremy Hullah has a great writing style and can’t wait for more.

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