‘The Day I was Erased’ by Lisa Thompson
Reading Rampage 2020 championed this book this year. 8SKM have been reading it in their 'Stop and Read!' sessions (8SKM you are at chapter 6). A great book for years 6 and upwards - light-hearted and comical story with a strong message.
"The third read-in-one-sitting mystery from the authorof unforgettable bestseller The Goldfish Boy. Maxwell is always in trouble. He's a total menace to his teachers and big sister, but has a soft side, too: he rescued his dog, Monster, from being run over and checks on his elderly neighbour after school. One day, while looking through a mysterious cabinet of curiosities, Maxwell finds himself erased from his life: it's as if he's never been born. At first, being able to walk around without being yelled at isgreat, but Maxwell starts to miss his old life. And, if he'd never existed, then he wouldn't have swooped Monster out of the path of that car... A story of family, friendship and finding your place in the world. read other bestselling books from Lisa Thompson, including The Goldfish Boy & The Light Jar"