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 Red Fox, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1550995
Book Description Sunburst. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0099742101I5N00
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # PL01405165B
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004870302
Book Description Red Fox 1991-09-19, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. All books are pre-owned and will have been read by someone else before you. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099742104-21