Ten-year-old Dean’s funny feelings were letting him know something was about to happen, but he never knew what was coming. Fortunately, he has a good friend who understands, because Ol’ Sam has the same ability. Dean rushes to the jelly bean factory to see Sam, when an earthquake hits. He escapes his peril in a mysterious tunnel, and falls asleep. Ol’ Sam’s stories become real when Dean awakens in a strange land with the most unusual characters. He finds himself in Xanadu, the land of Jelly Beans, and he knows he’s somewhere that isn’t supposed to exist. Dean tries to understand this new world and its unusual inhabitants, but most of all, he needs to remember where he came from, and how to get back.