Charlie Eggleston is the biggest liar in town. When he finds himself at Mr. Elives' magic shop, his eyes light upon the skull. He steals it, and it puts him under some sort of spell: Soon he can only tell the truth--but now no one believes him!
""A fast-moving, rollicking, yet serious tale . . . Will keep youngsters thinking.""--School Library Journal (starred review)
""This skillfully told, fast-paced fantasy ranges in mood from serious to scary, but it's always laced with humor.""--The Horn Book