內容簡介 Wonder 奇蹟男孩 R.J. Palacio 作品 故事發在1860的 Ohio。男孩Silas在很小的時候，在樹下被雷打到。他的爸爸，喜歡研究物理，發明東西，無意間發現雷劈的樹印竟然被留下來，開啟攝影的契機。某天午夜，12歲的Silas被吵醒。原來，有人綁架爸爸，留下了Silas。不知所措的Silas發現一隻馬Pony出現在家門前。Silas確認其中的暗號，原來，那是爸爸從綁架者手中弄回來的。Silas已經沒媽媽，這下又失去爸爸，孤單的他，鼓起勇氣，騎著Pony外出找爸爸，同行的還有Mittenwool，牠，是Silas的朋友，是看不見的幽靈。途中，他們遇到同樣追緝這三名歹徒的美國元帥，於是，一起在惡劣的環境中，展開驚險的旅途。本書以Silas爸爸攝影師拍攝的黑白照片貫穿整書，頗具電影感與懸疑感。 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder comes a new American classic about a boy on a quest to find his father, guided by a ghost and a mysterious pony. Part True Grit, part War Horse, Pony is an enthralling story of adventure, friendship, and the invisible bonds that connect us. Twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three horsemen, who arrive unannounced to take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool…who happens to be a ghost. But when a pony shows up at his door, Silas knows what he has to do. He will set out on a perilous journey across a vast American landscape to find his father-a journey that will ultimately connect him with his past and future, and the unfathomable mysteries of the world around him. R. J. Palacio spins a harrowing yet distinctly beautiful tale about the power of love and the ties that bind us across distance and time. For readers who love the poignant depth of War Horse and the singular voice of True Grit, this is one of those rare books for readers of all ages with the makings of a modern classic.
作者介紹 R. J. Palacio is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder, which has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. The book’s message inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been embraced by readers around the world, with the book published in over 50 languages. Wonder was made into a blockbuster movie starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay. Palacio’s other bestselling books include 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, the picture book We’re All Wonders, and the graphic novel White Bird, which is currently being filmed as a major motion picture starring Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren. Palacio lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.