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Living on a prayer. Living on the edge. It’s the stuff of rock songs. Living in a van? Not so much. Felix’s life is outwardly normal. He’s thirteen (nearly). He’s brilliant at memorising facts. He lives with his mum and his pet gerbil. But he has a secret: they live in a van. His mum, Astrid, has begged him not to breathe a word about it. It’s only for a while, till she finds a new job. Nobody needs to know. So Felix does his best to hide the fact that most of his clothes are in storage, he only gets to shower once a week (at the community centre), and he’s hungry nearly the entire time. But Felix has a plan to turn their lives around. He’s going to win the big cash prize on his favourite TV quiz show. He’s got the brains. He’s got the motivation. Now he just needs a bit of luck…

  • A funny, heartbreaking yet hopeful tale with big, topical themes
  • By the Carnegie longlisted author of We Are All Made of Molecules
  • Perfect for fans of The Goldfish Boy and The London Eye Mystery
  • Susin Neilson has won the UKLA Award and several other prizes

*Please note this book contains mature content more suitable for older readers.

Product Details

Catalogue number

987 in ROW Teen November 2018






Andersen Press Ltd

Date published

October 4th, 2018

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  • 288 pages


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