The Book That Made Me: Philip Reeve 16/10/19
Boffin Boy and the Poison Garden
Publisher: Ransom Publishing
Join the irrepressible Boffin Boy (also known as schoolboy Rick Shaw), a teenager who uses his talent for science to solve crimes and fight evil, and his friend Polly as they investigate the mystery of a famous female scientist who is planting trees that look disturbingly like people and animals. Can the pair unravel the mystery and escape the clutches of the dastardly Doctor Daffney?
Both loyal Boffin Boy fans, and those discovering the series for the first time, will enjoy this outlandish adventure. Minimal text, speech bubbles, wacky humour and cool Manga artwork make Boffin Boy books an accessible and ever popular choice.