The Boffin Boy books all feature Rick Shaw, an extremely clever 14 year old who is only interested in science. When his father is killed he vows to use his scientific skills to fight evil - as Boffin Boy! In this adventure, Boffin Boy and Wu Pee take on an evil wizard who has invented a camera that can steal people's minds. The Boffin Boy series is published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist in books for reluctant and struggling readers. The speech bubbles and a simplified Manga style ensure that the books have simple language and low word counts to appeal to newly independent and struggling readers. The Boffin Boy books are ideal for children aged 8 - 14 with a reading age of 6 - 7.