All eleven-year-old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other life forms out in the cosmos what life on Earth is really like.
But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum and a mostly-not -around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions.
Where do I come from?
Who’s out there?
And above all,
How can I be brave?
Determined to find the answers, Alex sets out on a remarkable road trip that will turn his whole world upside down….