The Invitation - Books of Magic, Bk 1 Author:Carla Jablonski, Neil Gaiman, John Bolton Do you believe in magic? — Timothy Hunter is just like any other thirteen-year-old boy in London . . . except for the tiny fact that he might be the most powerful magician of his time. — When four strangers offer to show Tim the realms of magic, he begins a journey beyond imagination. Wizards pursue him, danger threatens at every turn, and he disc... more »overs powerful forces that want him on their side -- or dead.
An introduction by Neil Gaiman, who wrote the graphic novels upon which this book is based, sets the stage with the background to the story.« less
This is an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's graphic novel (unillustrated). It makes some things much clearer. You don't have to have read the Gaiman, though - not at all necessary. And if you HAVE read it, this is still fun to read.