By N. D. Wilson
Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one evening to discover bits of plaster in his hair. knobs have damaged throughout the wall above his mattress and one in all them is slowly turning . . .Henry scrapes the plaster off the wall and discovers cabinets of all assorted shapes and sizes. via one he can pay attention the sound of falling rain. via one other he sees a sparkling room–with a guy pacing backward and forward! Henry quickly is familiar with that those aren't simply cabinets, yet portals to different worlds.
100 cabinets is the 1st booklet of a brand new myth event, written within the top world-hopping culture and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable style.
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