by Ann Neville
Thirteen year old Tom wants to audition for the school musical Batjack but he has a problem …
A Big One –
Dylan, the school bully, and Tom’s arch enemy wants the same part.
When Tom is cast as the main character and Dylan is his understudy the battle begins – fights, verbal abuse, vandalism, theft … You name it, it happens.
How will Tom and his friends deal with the bullying? What is Dylan’s secret? Can they reach a compromise and manage to co-habit on the same planet let alone the same stage?
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