Young Francie O’Sullivan, from the Irish family we first met in The Cottage at Bantry Bay has had a successful operation in a Dublin hospital, but longs to return to his beloved family in County Cork. He heads out the hospital door, no permission asked, and finds a train-won’t any train do? Francie finds himself making a speedy tour (in the opposite direction from home) around the Emerald Isle, a journey full of adventure, laughter, and endearing friendships for Francie and the reader.
Illustrated by the author. Age 8 and up
This is the second book in the Bantry Bay Series.
The first book in the series is The Cottage at Bantry Bay. The third book in the series is Pegeen.