Itchingham Lofte – cool name, cool guy, but he’s Itch to you and me – is an element-hunter. Like many kids, he’s a collector-magpie, but football stickers and manga-style cards aren’t his thing. Itch is a science geek and he is trying to collect a sample of all 118 elements.
One day Itch makes a discovery. A new element, never seen before. At first no one believes him – but soon someone hears about the strange new rock and wants it for himself. And Itch and his family are catapulted into a breathless adventure with terrifyingly high stakes …