Why is the new boy at school wearing a balaclava? The other kids are intrigued and come up with all sorts of theories, but every single one is wrong. As their curiosity grows, Tommy's new friends think of a plan to reveal his secret, but you'll never guess what it is. Absolutely intriguing with an unguessable twist, this middle grade story from an award-winning author will keep kids of 8+ reading to the very end. A short, funny novel with a page-turning story that has appeal to reluctant readers. Comes with line drawings throughout. Shortlisted for the German International Children's Book Prize.