Oberon, the lord of the Lands of Legend, sends the Basset on an urgent mission, to find an engineer in the mortal world to help rebuild the great Pharos lighthouse. The Basset returns with an engineer, his daughter, and a young boy. But what no one yet understands is that the fate of the ancient beacon of light is forever tied to the long lost bird of the sun, the Phoenix.
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Thirteen-year-old Emily, her blind engineer father, and a boy from their English village sail aboard the magic ship Basset to an island of mythical animals, where they use faith and imagination to try to restore a legendary lighthouse tower.