His timing was perfect. He had taken the top off his athlete's foot cream, squeezed a couple of centimetres of it into the toothpaste, replaced both caps and gathered up his stuff before either of them had turned round. 'Come on,' he said to us. 'Let's hit breakfast.' " Meet Agent Z, whose mission is to wreak hilarious havoc on the unsuspecting and the downright deserving, ably assisted in his battle against boredom by the Crane Grove Crew- Ben, Barney and Jenks. school trip turns to chaos and the Crane Grove Crew turn detective!
Mark Haddon is an author, illustrator and screen-writer who has written several books for children and won numerous prizes, including two BAFTAs. He lives in Oxford. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time won the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the South Bank Show Book Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.