Smile If You’re Human

An alien child’s quest to take a photograph of a “mysterious creature known as a human” has an unexpected result when a search through an Earth zoo brings an encounter with a gorilla.

 

 

Beegu

The Story of an Alienated Alien Beegu’s spacecraft is stranded on Earth. Now she is lost and wandering. Waiting for a rescue signal from her mother, she fails to make friends with the strange creatures she encounters. Rabbits don’t seem to understand her; windblown leaves won’t stay still to listen. But at last, on a school playground, Beegu discovers a group of fantastic companions who are happy to let her join their games…until a grownup creature spoils the fun. Beegu’s spirits are sinking lower than ever just as the mother ship arrives, in this simple, bittersweet picture book that shows us our world through the three eyes of an innocent outsider with the help of stylish art and a wry, understated text.

A Wrinkle In Time

wrinkleMeg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government, in a re-release of the classic story which now includes an essay about the real-life science behind the fantasy. Original.

Polo: The Runaway Book

When the resourceful dog sets aside his brand-new book and drifts off to sleep, a curious little creature makes off with it. Polo follows in hot pursuit, setting the stage for a new series of adventures—into the sky, to a mysterious cloud made of cotton candy, through fun-house mirrors, on hot air balloons, across a desert and into the jungle.

The Aliens Are Coming!

Kids’ favorite Colin McNaughton returns with another wild and wacky extraterrestrial tale, suitably featured in a planet-shaped book.”They come from planets near and far — Some big, some small, some quite bizarre.”Moving at the speed of light and looking for a fight, the aliens are back — but this time they’re coming to Earth to conquer the human race! With his zany rhymes and sidesplitting illustrations, the creator of Captain Abdul knows how to keep kids in stitches — especially when they peer into a mirror board and discover that Earth has a surprising secret weapon.