By David Almond
David Almond brings us a joyfully life-affirming and fabulously fishy story approximately one boy's trip from agony to joy.
Stan Potts is simply a regular boy, but if the entire jobs in Fish Quay disappear, his uncle develops a rare fascination with canning fish. without warning their house is packed with clanging equipment, the stench of mackerel, and an uncle so pushed via the enterprise that he could even can Stan's loved goldfish! yet Stan is destined to stick to Pancho Perlli, the blue-caped madman who swims with piranhas – and as he delves into the waters, he eventually discovers who he fairly could be.