Posts Tagged "Aliens"

My Teacher Is an Alien

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 6-12, Scare-o-Meter: 6

My Teacher Is an Alien

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ My Teacher Is an Alien By Bruce Coville Produced by Pam Fraser Solomon Narrated by Lisa Bonet Published by L.A. Theatre Works Age Range: 7 – 12 Years SIXTH GRADE IS JUST…OUT OF THIS WORLD Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn’t know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face—and she realizes that “Mr. Smith” is really an alien! At first no one will believe her—except Peter Thompson, the class brain. When Peter and Susan discover Mr. Smith’s horrible plans for their classmates, they know they...

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My Teacher Fried My Brains

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 6-12, Scare-o-Meter: 6

My Teacher Fried My Brains

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ My Teacher Fried My Brains By Bruce Coville Adapted by Pam Busby Produced by Pam Fraser Solomon Narrated by Arye Gross Published by L.A. Theatre Works Age Range: 7 – 12 Years The first day of seventh grade is probably the worst day of Duncan Dougal’s life. He knows that things are really bad when he finds an alien’s hand in a dumpster and then gets plugged into an alien brain fryer! Can Duncan find out which of the four new teachers in his school is an alien before they try to fry the whole planet? Look For It If You Dare… L.A. Theatre Works |...

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Aliens Get The Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo!

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Aliens Get The Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo!

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Aliens Get the Sniffles Too! Ahhh-Choo! By Katy S. Duffield Illustrated by K. G. Campbell Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763665029 Age Range: 3 – 7 Years Ahhh-flying-saucer-shooting-star-CHOO! Laughter is the best medicine when you’re a little alien feeling under the weather. Little Alien is sick. And sick is extra-terrestrial bad when you have two scratchy throats, five ears that hurt, and three runny noses. Splatch! Sputter! Spurt! Luckily Mama and Daddy Alien have an arsenal of lunar decongestants and meteor showers on hand to make...

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Faraway Friends

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Faraway Friends

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Faraway Friends By Russ Cox Illustrated by Russ Cox Published by Sky Pony Press ISBN-13: 9781632204080 Age Range: 3 – 6 Years This is the story of the adventure of a little boy named Sheldon and his dog, Jet. When Sheldon’s best friend moves away, Sheldon spies the word “Jupiter” painted on the side of the moving truck. Sheldon feels sad at first, but realizes that this is a sign—what he needs is a rocket ship! So Sheldon and Jet do some sketching and some scrounging, and, with a wagon full of equipment and supplies, the two future astronauts head...

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Take Me To Your BBQ

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Take Me To Your BBQ

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Take Me to Your BBQ by Kathy Duval Illustrated by Adam McCauley Published by Disney-Hyperion ISBN-13: 9781423122555 Age Range: 3 – 5 Years Aliens have landed on Willy’s farm, and they’re not leaving without a square dance and a square meal! So fire up that grill, lay on the barbeque sauce, and snatch up that fiddle. Told in verse, this rollicking story puts a twist on the typical encounter with the third kind. Adam McCauley’s out-of-this-world illustrations match Kathy Duval’s hoe-down rhymes like ribs and taters! Get ready...

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