Ant might seem to have an odd attraction to insects, and it's weird that he doesn't know anything about footie, but these aren't the strangest things about him by a long way.
What really sets him apart is what's hiding behind the ginormous sunglasses that he refuses to ever take off.
When his science teacher catches a glimpse behind the oversized green lenses, Ant is in grave danger. Can his friends Zac and Tulisa, along with an army of tiny helpers, save the day?
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
"Zac was kneeling on the grass in the school garden. He had a pile of seeds cupped in his hands and the class weirdo squatting beside him."
With just 80 pages, full page black and white illustrations, nicely spaced out text and lines, printed on tinted pages, this is another brilliant 'super readable' book from specialist publisher Barrington Stoke with an uplifting message about how heroes come in all shapes and disguises!
Barry Hutchison hails from the Highlands of Scotland, where he spends time writing screenplays, comics and scary children's books. He is in his early thirties - but on a good day could easily pass for mid-forties - and lives happily with his long-term partner and their children.
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