Book Spotlight: Galazy’s Most Wanted by John Kloepfer
Galaxy’s Most Wanted by John Kloepfer and illustrated by Nick Edwards
Aliens Attack! When science camp buddies Kevin, Warner, Tara, and TJ summon alien life to earth, they quickly find out that not all extraterrestrials come in peace. Can they stop an alien takeover and save the world in time to win the Invention Convention? John Kloepfer, author of the popular Zombie Chasers books, has done it again. Galaxy’s Most Wanted is full of sidesplitting descriptions; a fast-paced, silly plot; a cast of diverse and endearing characters; and a slew of creepy-crawly aliens oozing off the page. With out-of-this-world black-and-white illustrations by Nick Edwards throughout, the first book in this new series is going to blast off! Meet the Characters: Kevin: Science genius. Physics, biology, chemistry, you name it, Kevin can do it. He’s the brains of the operation, leader of the crew. Warner Reed: Kevin’s best friend and resident cool dude. He’s the guy to see if you’ve got a 2 a.m. junk food craving—but you’ll pay top dollar for his top secret stash. Tara Swift: Not only is Tara supersmart and great at building things out of next to nothing, she’s also in an all-girl punk band and the best drummer in the universe. (It’s true—just ask her.) TJ Boyd: Computer problems? He’s your man. TJ’s a regular computer-programming prodigy. He’s not much of a talker, though. Word around the campfire is that he damaged his voice box in a botched robotics experiment.
I am Min.
When Kevin Brewer and his science-camp buddies Warner, Tara, and TJ accomplish the impossible—summoning ALIEN LIFE to Earth!—they think it’s going to be all fun and games. And at first, it is. Their new Martian friend, Mim, has all sorts of awesome, otherworldly gadgets, and Kevin and his pals are having a blast.
But Kevin quickly finds out that not all extraterrestrials come in peace. A gang of interstellar predators is on a mission to capture Mim and destroy anyone in its path! Yet Kevin is not about to let his greatest scientific discovery be taken away that easily. Putting their planet-sized brains together, Kevin, Warner, Tara, and TJ must plot a way to stop the alien invasion and kick those intergalactic enemies out of this world! http://www.harpercollins.com/9780062231017/galaxys-most-wanted
My Review: Greetings Earthlings! Fun book for kids that love to read all about aliens.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book HarperCollins Publishing in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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List Price: 12.99 USD
Ages: 8 to 12
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