A funny, bonkers, utterly wonderful story about a girl called Gratuity, a cat called Pig, an extraterrestrial called J.Lo - and an alien invasion of Earth. Hilarious sci-fi with huge appeal - will be a mega movie from DreamWorks for Christmas 2014
Adam Rex is an award-winning US author and illustrator. The True Meaning of Smekday is his first novel, but his brilliant picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich is a New York Times bestseller. He is the illustrator of Neil Gaiman's wonderful new picture book, Chu's Day. He lives with his wife in Philadelphia, USA.