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The boy who disappeared

by Wendy Milton

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Rodney gets in trouble for “fading” in class & his parents take him to the doctor. He discovers that he is a “switcher” when he follows a dog to its owner. A switcher is someone who can travel between worlds. This is a book about genetic engineering gone wrong – where plants are like animals and it is all about finding a balance between changing things for the better and leaving them as they are.[Where everyone stares at Rodney because he is different and not a clone.]
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Rodney Rowbottom feels alone, his mother treats him like a baby, and his father is too busy at to spend time with him. At school, Rodney is stalked by the local bully, and picked on because of his habit of fading. Then Rodney mets Mrs Strangeways and his life changes. She shows him the the reason for his fading and, as he learns to control it, he discovers the parallel universes Llandringodd and Llondieval. Rodney finds himself embroiled in adventures he'd never imagined.… (more)

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