Posts Tagged "Aliens"

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...

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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...

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Space Case

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Space Case

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the other-worldly opening to Space Case:     THE WICKED READ   Space Case By Edward Marshall Illustrated by James Marshall Book Published by Penguin Young Readers Group ISBN-13: 9780140547047 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Christopher Lloyd Music by Scotty Huff & Robert Reynolds Age Range: 5 – 8 Years When the thing from outer space visits earth, it is taken first for a trick-or-treater and then for a robot. Look For It If You Dare… Local Library | Local Bookstore | Amazon | B&N...

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