Becky's mum and dad are going to New Zealand to help Auntie Rose. Becky has to stay home with her babysitter, Mrs Amati, who has an old crystal ball and a bit of gypsy in her blood. The only kid to hang around with is that annoying Zara Lee, who sneezes all the time and can't call people by their proper names. What will they do for the holidays? Nothing they could have imagined!
Natasha, the new girl at school, insists she's a Russian princess. Her life is in great danger. Could she be telling the truth - or is she the biggest whopper-teller ever?
Mark swears he's a Martian. How else did he get those incredible ears? Can he be telling the truth - or is it another whopper?
The boy had no idea where he was. For that matter he had no idea who he was! There were pictures dancing in his mind of twin suns and silver figures and outstretched arms. But it was the farmer and his wife who rescued him, who looked after him until they died. Yet the boy never aged or changed until the day he discovered who he was....