Author: Mitch Johnson
Reading Age: 10-12

An award-winning debut novel from Mitch Johnson, which was endorsed by Amnesty International due to the themes of Children’s Rights that run throughout the story.

Budi dreams all the time of becoming a famous footballer. He dreams about it a lot when he has to go without food on a Friday, when he has to work in a factory making football boots, instead of going to school.  Also, when the Foreman of the factory is beating him because he is not working fast enough. When he is faced with the Dragon, the most dangerous man in Jakarta, who asks him to steal from the factory, what will he do?

Budi has many decisions to make in this story, but will he make the right choices?