A great debut. You'll be itching to read more.' Anthony Horowitz. Meet Itch - an accidental, accident-prone hero.
Science is his weapon. Elements are his gadgets. All-action adventure perfect for fans of Alex Rider and Young Bond.
Itchingham Lofte - known as Itch - is fourteen, and loves science, especially chemistry. He's also an element-hunter: he's collecting all the elements in the periodic table. Which has some interesting and rather destructive results in his bedroom.
Then, Itch makes a discovery. A new element, never seen before. At first no one believes him - but soon someone hears about the strange new rock and wants it for himself.
And Itch and his family are catapulted into a breathless adventure with terrifyingly high stakes ...The debut novel from BBC radio presenter Simon Mayo.
Arthur: Mayo, Simon
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
Key Stage 2