By Bronwyn Evans, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 25, 2010
For more than 30 years, Bruce Newbold has been acting professionally on screen and stage, but perhaps nothing has pressed his creative conscience like writing a fantasy for young people. “The Baseball Box Prophecy was originally a screenplay that I wrote many years ago,” Newbold explains. “Some people I worked with said I ought to turn it into a book.” The screenplay was one of the seven finalists in the 1996 Austin Heart of Film Festival. Many years and many rewrites later, Newbold has published the book version in a 550-page volume that is making a “page-turner” impression upon both young and old alike.