By Eleanor Updale
The mystery to speedy height? Stand on a box.
Want to make your funds move further? Roll it down a hill.
The resolution to pungent feet? put on a garments pin in your nose.
Eleven-year-old Johnny Swanson is in company. he is raking within the cash along with his advertisements scams and his recommendation columnist character, who deals recommendation on just about anything in go back for a shilling. yet his money-making schemes have become him in too deep with the inaccurate sorts of humans. every little thing is spiralling uncontrolled, and now his personal mom is in mortal risk. there is just one factor to be performed: Johnny needs to suppose one other function as undercover detective!
In the spirit of Roald Dahl, this can be a humorous and pleasant tale with a delightful secret, a superb solid of characters, and an not going yet thoroughly likeable hero.
From the Hardcover edition.