Being a poor kid on an estate in Newcastle isn't much fun. But when David Saunders cracks open an egg to make himself an omelette one morning, he finds something that will change his life.Yolky is an egg fairy. She is bound to David until she has helped him, and she does so in spectacular style. First to be dealt with is Big Wayne, the school bully, who David miraculously beats up in front of the whole school. Then he moves on to bigger fish. He takes on drug dealers, pony thieves and gangsters, but Yolky's powers are not unlimited, and David and his companions find themselves in more danger than they bargained for.Suddenly, they have more excitement than they can handle.