Timothy receives a mysterious present from Santa - a small, unremarkable torch. But, when he goes to bed, he finds that his torch has some magic properties. He is mysteriously transported to another world - a world where pirates live and he has to keep his wits about him if he is to return home safely. This is the first in a series of charming tales about a little boy, his magic torch, and the amazing places he visits. Is it all a dream? Read for yourself and make up your own mind!