About this book
A laugh-out-loud farce from the author of the modern classic "The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time". Jim and his friend Charlie bug the school staffroom and discover that the faculty is using an alien language. Are they aliens? Spies? Worse? 'A hilarious adventure... Haddon has an innate and dazzling rapport with his audience.' "The Bookseller". Ages 7-9 years.
Jim and Charlie weren't looking for adventure, when they decided to bug the staffroom ...But then they overhear their teachers speaking in a secret language and it's too late to turn back. And now they have to explain to the police, the headmistress and their parents where they've been for a whole week - without mentioning the aliens.
|David Fickling (Random House)|