The Day The Screens Went Blank is an hilarious middle-grade road-trip adventure from bestselling author Danny Wallace, with illustrations throughout from Gemma Correll.
Imagine if all the technology in the world just . . . STOPPED. When ten-year-old Stella wakes up to discover a world full of BLANK screens, her family, town, and in fact the whole world seems to have been thrown into chaos. And what about poor Grandma who is stranded at the other end of the country? Cue a rollicking madcap road trip, full of driving disasters and family fallouts, as they set off on a rescue mission. And along the way Stella and her family discover that being away from screens might not be the Worst Thing Ever, and even though they might not be able to rely on technology anymore, they can rely on each other instead.
Danny Wallace is an award-winning writer and television and radio presenter. His Sunday Times-bestselling non-fiction books include Join Me, Awkward Situations for Men and Yes Man, which was made into the major Hollywood movie starring Jim Carrey. His first children’s book, Hamish and the Worldstoppers, was the second biggest-selling debut children’s book of 2015. As a presenter, he has presented everything from science documentaries to primetime BBC1 Saturday night gameshows. He is the winner of several Sony Radio Academy Awards, the Arqiva for Presenter of the Year and a BAFTA for voice acting in the video game Thomas Was Alone. More recently he was Artist in Residence at BBC Comedy.
The Day The Screens Went Blank by Danny Wallace is available at all good book shops.
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Q. Who is stranded across the country that Stella and her family go on a madcap road trip to rescue?