The Boy Who Fooled the World

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主角Cole生在一個幸福的家庭,父親為了減省開支,寧願不工作而自己照顧他和他的妹妹,而母親卻快要面臨失業,因此經濟非常拮据。在學校裡,Cole也經常被同學取笑貧窮。怎料一次僥倖的機會,令Cole成為名人,更令他的家庭重現曙光。

可惜,因為Cole太想幫助家人渡過經濟難關而不慎說了一個謊言,究竟最後真相會被揭穿嗎? 

The Goldfish Boy作者帶給小讀者一個劇情緊湊、容易投入主角內心掙扎的故事,一定令小讀者愛不釋手。

Telling a little white lie now and then is harmless, right? But what if it leads to you being a household name and international celebrity? Cole is the boy who fooled the world and finds himself trapped in a huge web of lies… can he break free? The brand new, read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling author of The Goldfish Boy. When a little white lie leads to a huge dose of trouble… Cole is the odd one out at school: the other kids have the latest gadgets and trainers while his family struggles to make ends meet. Until the day one of his paintings is talent-spotted and sells for thousands of pounds at a posh London gallery. Suddenly, Cole is the toast of the international art world, the star guest on TV shows, rich beyond his wildest dreams, hailed as a boy genius! Being famous is FANTASTIC… but Cole has a guilty secret that if exposed will bring everything crashing down around him…

  • A story of fame and fortune, making mistakes and learning to be true to yourself.
  • An award-winning, bestselling author.
  • This is a funny, moving, hugely entertaining story.

    • Paperback / For Ages: 10-12 / 320 pages