> Skip to content

After a terrible accident, Gus can't believe he's survived. But has he? A funny, fast-paced fantasy from the author of the bestselling Specky Magee series.

I CLOSE MY EYES. RIGHT. WHEN I OPEN THEM AGAIN, THE PERSON STARING BACK AT ME FROM THIS MIRROR WILL BE ME. PLEASE, PLEASE, MAKE IT BE ME!

After a terrible accident, Gus can't believe he's survived. But has he? He's woken up in the body of an old man and his real body is unconscious in intensive care. Now he's got a seventy-year-old wife, really bad taste in clothes, and everyone thinks he's crazy.

Gus lives and breathes basketball, but could he actually be playing for his life this time?

Will he ever be fourteen again?

A FUNNY, FAST-PACED FANTASY FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING SPECKY MAGEE SERIES.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143306092

    August 1, 2011

    Puffin

    192 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781742533667

    July 27, 2011

    Penguin eBooks

    180 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Felice Arena

Fearless Frederic
The Boy and the Spy
Sporty Kids: Little Athletics!
Sporty Kids: Netball!
Sporty Kids: Cricket!
Sporty Kids: Basketball!
Sporty Kids: Handball!
Sporty Kids: Soccer!
Sporty Kids: Tennis!
Sporty Kids: Footy!
Sporty Kids: Swimming!
Specky Magee
Andy Roid and the Avalanche of Evil
Andy Roid & the Missing Agent
Andy Roid and the Tracks of Death
Andy Roid and the Unexpected Mission
Andy Roid and the Turbine Runaways
Andy Roid and the Sinister Showdown
Andy Roid and the Camp Howl Crusaders
Andy Roid and the Heroes of the Night
Andy Roid and the Superhuman Secret
Andy Roid & the Field Trip Terror
Specky Magee and the Best of Oz
Specky Magee & the Battle of the Young Guns

Recommendations

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK11)
Ironheart
Turtles All the Way Down
Everything, Everything
Undercover Princess
How To Be A Bawse
The Story Of Tom Brennan
Love, Simon
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
Fallen
Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons series)
Thirteen Reasons Why
Too Many Elephants in this House
Artemis Fowl
A Semi-definitive List of Worst Nightmares
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories
Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables Fight Back
Matilda
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A Play