Leo feels invisible - at school and at home. When he’s not doing homework with his one friend, George, Leo spends most of his time in his imagination.
It’s easy to feel brave if he’s pretending to be a gladiator. When an accident at school brings Leo overnight fame he likes being centre of attention, for once. But then Leo finds himself doing things he knows are wrong, just to impress his new ‘friends’. And George no longer wants to be friends with a liar . . .
Disaster strikes when a meteor hits the town. A little dog belonging to Leo’s neighbour is missing and Leo knows he must be trapped. If Leo can bring the dog home, can he make it up to be the people he’s hurt? Can he be a real hero? An extraordinary story about discovering what makes a true friend, and a true hero . . .