Humorous and perceptive tale exploring the pressures of teen life. Dominic has been studying for this history exam for weeks. So when he finds himself faking sick and following Lara, one of the coolest girls in school, off the grounds he wonders what's happened to his common sense. Both of them just feel like they've had enough. They need a day off - a day to just chill. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
Pete Johnson was born in Winchester and studied English at Birmingham University before teaching English and Drama. His first novel for teenagers, Secrets from the School Underground, was an instant hit. Pete has since gone on to become one of the UK's top comedy writers for children, collecting numerous awards and having his work translated into over 22 languages around the world. He lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire.