ISBN-13: 9781839136030

RRP: £9.99

Published: 19th September 2024

Length: 256 Pages

The Eyes and the Impossible

Winner of the Newbery Medal
A New York Times bestseller

Johannes is a free dog, a fast dog – such a fast dog! He lives in an urban park by the sea, and every day, he runs through the park, seeing all, missing nothing, and reporting what he sees to the park’s three ancient Bison, the Keepers of the Equilibrium. But the Equilibrium has been disrupted. Mysterious rectangles are hypnotising Johannes, the humans are erecting a strange new building, and an entirely new kind of animal has arrived in the park. Johannes must run faster, see better, and ultimately do more than run and see – he must liberate those he loves.
A story about friendship, beauty, liberation, and running very, very fast, The Eyes & the Impossible will make readers of all ages see the world around them in a wholly new way.


"This book is a magic trick. The kind of magic trick where you want to know how to do it so you can also write a book this good"
Jon Klassen

"We need brave, big stories like these"
New York Times Book Review

"One of the most appealing heroes in recent children’s literature . . . unusually touching and funny"
Wall Street Journal

"An incredible reading experience"
The TODAY Show

"A work of dazzling ingenuity"
San Francisco Chronicle