Peter was having so much fun exploring the cave that he didn't tice what the rest of his family were doing, so when the car starts up he had a terrible shock. Had his parents really driven off and left him alone in the French countryside. Not sure what to do for the best, Peter decides to hide out and wait for his parents to come back, but managing in a strange country is t an easy matter and Peter has to rally all his resources to survive.
Elizabeth Laird is the renowned author of Kiss the Dust, The Garbage King and A Little Piece of Ground. She has been shortlisted five times for the Carnegie Medal. She has a longstanding interest in Persian literature and has travelled extensively throughout the Middle East. Her other books for Frances Lincoln are Pea Boy: Stories from Iran, A Fistful of Pearls: Stories from Iraq, and The Ogress and the Snake: Stories from Somalia. Elizabeth divides her time between London and Edinburgh.