From Firestarter and Skarrs author Catherine Forde comes a story of an overweight boy and victim of bullying who finds out that anything is possible Jimmy Kelly is fatlardy, ginormous, clinically obese. But inside, Jimmy doesn't feel like Smelly Kelly, Fat Boy Fat. He's just normal. Like other boys his age, his bedroom's a pit, his feet stink, and he hates getting up on school mornings. If any of his classmates bothered to talk to him, instead of slagging him off, they'd find he's just as clued in as they are on films, books, TV, even sports. Although he wouldn't tell them that his secret talent is cooking. But Jimmy has another secret that even he doesn't know yeta secret that will change him forever.
Catherine Forde is the author of numerous books for young adults, including Fifteen Minute Bob, Firestarter, and Skarrs, which was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal.
"A gripping story about self-discovery and the thrilling transformation that sports can bring. . . . the messy ending is satisfyingly realistic." Booklist
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