A spaceman is drifting round the Milky Way when the planet Earth catches his eye. He lands, and makes friends with a little boy who shows him round. In return, the spaceman offers the boy a ride in his space craft. This book was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize in 1989.
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"Satoshi Kitamura has a gift for slow-pacing a story that allows for dreaming and wonder." (Julia Eccleshare Guardian)
"Kitamura has a very cinematic vision as an author and illustrator." ( Irish Times)
"'A beautiful, quiet, respectful reminder of who we are and whence we come.'" ( The Horn Book)
"Terrific" ( School Librarian)
"Will enhance every child's understanding of their place in the cosmos." ( Southwark Weekender)
This stunning title is now available as an Andersen paperback in a new, larger format.
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Book Description Sunburst, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099742101