When Albie's mum dies, it's natural he should wonder where she's gone. His parents are both scientists and they usually have all the answers. Dad mutters something about Albie's mum being alive and with them in a parallel universe. So Albie finds a box, his mum's computer and a rotting banana, and sends himself through time and space to find her...
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"A big book with a big brain, big laughs and a big, big heart" - Frank Cottrell Boyce; "Hilarious and full of heart" - Piers Torday; "Proves the theory that novels about science can be enormous fun" - The Times
Christopher Edge grew up in Manchester where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an English teacher, editor and publisher - any job that let him keep a book close to hand. He also works as a freelance publisher and education consultant and has written several publications about encouraging children to read