Wealthy students from across the galaxy come to learn at the prestigious academy where Hugo toils as a watchmaker. But he is one of the lucky ones. Many androids like him are jobless and homeless. Someone like Dorian could never understand their struggle - or so Hugo thinks when the pompous duke comes banging at his door. But when Dorian's broken time-travel watch leads them to discover a sinister scheme, the pair must reconcile their differences if they are to find the culprit in time. A wildly imaginative sci-fi adventure from YA star Lauren James, particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 10 mm
"SUCH an adorable and fun short story ... You're in for a treat" -- Alice Oseman, author
"Rich and brilliantly bonkers ... Its themes of social justice and equality really set it apart in the sci-fi genre" -- Belfast Telegraph
"Charming and funny" -- BookTrust
"James creates a world full of impossible wonders ... an important story about friendship and doing the right thing by others" -- The Letterpress Project
"Fantastic science-fiction ... wildly inventive" -- Armadillo Magazine
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