Book “Hector and the Time Machine" is a fast-paced, adventurous story about the journey of the Hector, the dog. The story of his journey helps to raise awareness of the diversity of cultures around the world, as well as contemporary issues and threats.
In the book, Hector arrives at the year 2020 in a time machine and, on his journey around the world, he observes landmark events and phenomena including pandemics, climate change, Brexit, the BML movement, multiculturalism and much more.
Just like a child, Hector asks questions and seeks answers to understand the complexity of the modern world. Reading about Hector helps parents to have conversations with their child about difficult topics based on their knowledge, experiences and their own value.
The colourful descriptions throughout the book allow you to be transported to the colourful and aromatic India, to enjoy a traditional five o'clock tea or to attend the Golden Globe Awards. A trip to Australia during the Great Fire (a result of human activity) also motivates the reader to track down the causes of climate change and develop habits to save our planet. Hector’s adventures are known to intrigue and delight the hearts and minds of children, eager to return to their shared adventures and plan future ones with the loveable Hector the dog.
Book is recommended for children ages 6–13 Language: English Format: A5, hardcopy with author’s signature Book includes colourful illustrations Pages: 114