Eric is just no good at tests and schoolwork and his mum thinks he isn't trying hard enough. His grumpy teacher Mr hodgetts (aka the bodge) decides he needs extra help. Then a mysterious package arrives from eric’s Auntie rose, containing a small round stone which promises to grant a wish. The wish ..
Eric's spots are multiplying! It seems his problem might be solved when his Auntie Rose sends Mum some magic face cream from South America. Dare he use it? Eric decides to take the risk and tries out the pimple potion. But he soon discovers there are some very unexpected side effects.BARBARA MITCHEL..