Micah has heard his grandfather's stories his whole life - about the magical Circus Mirandus. His grandfather Ephraimbelieves in magic and instill that sense ofwonderin Micah. But his grandfather is getting old and he decides to cash in on a promised miracle fromlong ago. But with time running out and his Aunt thwarting him at every turn, how can Micah get the miracle he hopes for. I have heard a lot about this book and it wasn't as good as I expected. Don'tget me wrong - I did enjoy it but wasn't blown away.