Perfecta Jones is hemmed in by boring houses that to her are no more exciting than shoes boxes. She must obey ridiculous rules of the owner, Mr. Droopert P. Snoot, who has no use for children. On one magical night, Perfecta enters the house across the street, the only one not owned by Mr. Snoot. What happens to her there is an adventure that will change her life!
"Characters reminiscent of Roald Dahl"-ALA Booklist
"Sets up nasty, convention-bound adults against the free-wheeling imagination of childhood to a surprisingly moving ending."-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books