Ruth Chew writes books that take kids on magic adventures. In Wrong Way Around Magic, the only magic is a pair of field glasses (binoculars) that takes two kids to some place which is probably pre-modern China, though the text never really says.
When and Why I Read Wrong Way Around Magic
I was trying to figure out whether the plot involved time travel because a book blogger asked me about it.
Genre: children’s fiction (fantasy)
Date started / date finished: 22-Jan-17 to 22-Jan-17
Length: 128 pages
ISBN: 0590460234 (paperback)
Originally published in: 1993
Amazon link: Wrong Way Around Magic