Each pupil must give a show and Anna can't think of anything. When everyone has produced a magnificent performance she decides to take her rabbit puppet and hope for the best. The author also wrote "Madame Doubtfire" which was shortlisted for the Observer Teenage Fiction Award.
Anna is thrown into a panic at school when the teacher announces that each member of the class must do a five-minute show on Monday morning. Everyone except Anna seems to have ideas but Anna can't think of anything to do. She worries all through the weekend and no one at home is helpful.