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Get set for the new hilarious out-of-this-world adventure series for listeners aged 8+ – this is the perfect new series for fans of Tom Gates, David Solomons and Star Wars!

Mum and Dad have left – gone to Mars, and they’re never coming back . . .


But this isn’t one of Dad’s weird jokes; it’s REAL. It’s up to ten-year-old Eliza and her genius little brother, Johnnie, to find out what’s going on, and launch a rescue . . .

Can they handle vampire squids, a suspicious villain, a secret island full of traps and a trip into space? And – more importantly – will they ever get their parents back?

The funniest, zaniest, most out-of-this-world adventure you’ll read all year! Look out for Eliza and Johnnie's second adventure, How to Survive Time Travel. Out now!

About The Author

Larry Hayes helps run an investment fund, and is a trustee for a homeless charity. On Fridays he homeschools his two kids, letting them decide what to study. In the future he hopes to become a treasure hunter, invent a yoghurt that makes you happy, and solve the maths behind the human brain. How to Survive Without Grown-Ups is his debut novel. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio UK (August 19, 2021)
  • Runtime: 3 hours and 41 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9781398500075
  • Ages: 8 - 99

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