Synopses & Reviews
Tom, an ill-treated chimney-boy, jumps into a cool stream to clean the soot off himself -- and becomes a water baby, cleaner and happier than he has ever been, in a fairy world under river and sea. Meeting beautiful and frightening creatures, Tom travels to the Other-end-of-Nowhere on an unforgettable voyage of discovery.
When Tom, an ill-treated little chimney-sweep, jumps into a clear, cool stream to clean himself, something fantastical happens. He is turned into a tiny water-baby by the fairies, and he enters a strange, magical underwater world.