In a world built for Perfect Pets, Barnabus is a Failed Project, half mouse, half elephant, kept out of sight until his dreams of freedom lead him and his misfit friends on a perilous adventure. A stunning picture book from international bestsellers The Fan Brothers, joined by their brother Devin Fan. 'A stately, cathartic morality tale about freeing oneself from the tyranny of wanting to be perfect.' -The Financial Times'ingeniously imaginative' - School Library Journal'A heartfelt, timely allegory celebrating diversity, bravery, and solidarity.'- Kirkus Deep
With his little trunk and a lot of cooperation and courage, Barnabus sets out to find freedom - and a place where he and his friends can finally be accepted for who they are. This suspenseful, poignant and magical story about following your dreams and finding where you truly belong will draw readers into a surreal, lushly detailed world in which perfection really means being true to yourself and your friends.