"The Faraway Tree!" said Bessie, in wonder.
"What a queer name! Why do you call it that?"
"Its a very strange tree," said another brownie.
"It's top reaches the far-away places in a way we don't understand. Sometimes it's top branches may be in Witchland, sometimes in lovely countries, sometimes in peculiar places no one has ever heard of. We never climb it because we never know what might be at the top!"