Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour for Illustration 2018
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal
Frank doesn't know how to feel when Nick Underbridge rescues her from bullies one afternoon. No one likes Nick. He's big, he's weird and he smells - or so everyone in Frank's class thinks.
And yet, there's something nice about Nick's house. There's strange music playing there, and it feels light and good and makes Frank feel happy for the first time in forever.
But there's more to Nick, and to his house, than meets the eye, and soon Frank realises she isn't the only one keeping secrets. Or the only one who needs help ...
A poignant, darkly comic and deeply moving story about the power of the extraordinary, and finding friendship where you least expect it. Written by the author of the critically acclaimed The Imaginary and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Levi Pinfold, this is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman
A.F. Harrold is an English writer, poet and performer for adults and children. He has had his work on BBC Radio 4, Radio 3 and BBC7. He is active in schools work, running workshops and slams. He has published two previous Fizzlebert Stump titles and several collections of poetry. He is the owner of many books, a handful of hats, a few good ideas and one bea...More about A. F. Harrold