Thomas has very itchy nipples. It's really embarrassing. It's the most embarrassing secret he's ever had.
So the question is - why are his nipples so itchy? Is it a rare and special gift or the worst thing to EVER happen to a boy?
Only one thing is certain. Thomas and his best friends are in for an adventure that will take them from the sunshine of Australia to the streets of Paris . . .
Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and went to live in Australia when he was sixteen. He worked as a frozen-chicken thawer, sugar-mill rolling-stock unhooker, fashion-industry trainee, department-store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. His many books include Boy Overboard, Toad Rage, Bumface, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal, and Two Weeks with the Queen, winner of the Children's Book Award.