'Someone has to save the world and that someone is DAISY MALONE.
'It's Daisy's 12th birthday but she's got more earth-shattering things on her mind. Her father is scared of everything, her mother has disappeared, and she and her dog Ben (a highly intelligent, talking dog - his words!) have just found a mysterious blue glowing stone in the attic.
'But what is it, and why does everyone want it?' (Publication summary)