Dressing up has never been such an adventure…
‘Hey. Dad’s car’s not here,’ said Rorie.
‘Maybe they got stuck in traffic or something,’ said Elsie.
Rorie took out her phone and blinked at the empty screen. ‘But they would have called me…look, nothing.’
She let herself into the house. ‘Maybe they went out again for some reason… Mum? Dad?’
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Imagine you can ‘become’ someone else: their appearance, their knowledge, their skills are all yours, for as long as you’re wearing their clothes. Now imagine that your parents have suddenly disappeared – and no one seems to know or care what has happened to them.
Not Uncle Harris, who runs the cruelly repressive boarding school you’re now forced to attend.
Not the famed style icon Nolita Newbuck, figurehead of a crazed fashion industry.
And certainly not Max Bix, who presides over a bizarre man-made island that’s a dustbin for ex-celebrities.
What do you do? How many people do you have to ‘be’, before you uncover the truth?
For Rorie and Elsie, it’s not until an extraordinary incident involving their pet chameleon and a bolt of lightning, that possibilities open up that they’d never dreamt of.