Eli knows the difference between pretending and the real facts. Pretending is what he does when he orbits the earth, and the real facts are what actually happen. Sometimes in real life, keeping to the facts is hard for Eli.
With the help of his parents and the super-deluxe Lie-O-Meter 2.0, Eli learns about the consequences of his fibs and the value of telling the truth. To help parents get the facts straight on fibs, lies and whopper, included is a note to parents, by Mary Lamia, PhD, a clinical psychologist who works with adults, adolescents and tweens.