Bud misses his own school bus, but accidentally catches the space bus to Cosmos Academy, the best school in the galaxy. He soon makes friends with Gort and other alien children. He even plays anti-gravity ZeroBall.
Gort helps Bud pretend to be a Tenarian exchange student because Earthlings are hated and feared. The School Principal's brother was apparently abducted and killed on Earth and he is looking for revenge.
Bud and his new friends try to figure out how to get him home to Earth and how to stop the Principal destroying the planet!
This entertaining sci-fi novel with lively illustrations deals with how ignorance leads to prejudice and hatred - as well as the value of faithful friends.