No matter how hard Addie tries, mishaps just seem to happen to her. Born under an ill wind, her father reckons. Bullied at school and struggling to fit in, Addie escapes to a world of imaginary friends. Such friends are easy to get on with, they do everything you say, they look how you want them to look and they agree with everything you do. However Addie is an unusual girl and her imaginary friend is different too. Together with Hubert the hapless - her alter ego - Addie is determined to break the accident spell ...however not before many other hilarious mishaps come Addie's way! But finally, Addie learns to believe in herself, and her luck changes.
Winner of the Tom Fitzgibbon Award with her title The Stolen, Shirley Corlett has gone from strength to strength with her writing. Based in Masterton, Shirley is now a fulltime writer.