Funny Boy Meets The Airsick Alien From Andromeda by Dan GutmanFunny Boy Meets The Airsick Alien From Andromeda by Dan Gutman

Funny Boy Meets The Airsick Alien From Andromeda

byDan GutmanIllustratorJohn S. Dykes

Paperback | December 4, 2012

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The funniest alien in the universe lands on the galaxy's weirdest planet: Earth
On the planet Crouton, kids never have to straighten their rooms or make their own beds. That's because their rooms aren't crooked, and when they need beds, they just buy them. It's a pretty neat place. But when Funny Boy—a Croutonian smart-aleck with the galaxy's best sense of humor—shoots his brother with a spitball, his parents strap him into a spaceship and blast him to Earth. Things get strange from the minute his spaceship crash-lands in the underwear factory. A planet-gobbling alien is about to attack his new home, and Funny Boy doesn't have any weapons besides a talking dog and a razor-sharp wit. But there is good news: Something about Earth's atmosphere has made Funny Boy even funnier. His job is to crack the jokes, but he needs somebody to turn the pages. So get to it! Earth won't save itself! This book features an illustrated biography of Dan Gutman including rare images from the author's personal collection.
Dan Gutman (b. 1955) is a prolific author of popular children's books. He began his career with adult nonfiction books about baseball, covering topics such as the game's greatest scandals and the evolution of its equipment. The birth of his first child inspired him to begin writing for a young audience, beginning withBaseball's Biggest...
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Title:Funny Boy Meets The Airsick Alien From AndromedaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:December 4, 2012Publisher:Open Road Media Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1453295275

ISBN - 13:9781453295274

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<DIV>“Gutman continues to do what he does best: entertain readers.” —<i>Publishers Weekly</i></div><DIV> </div><DIV>“[Children] will chortle over Gutman’s characteristically broad humor.” —<i>Booklist</i></div><DIV> </div><DIV>“Gutman spins a delightful tale.” —<i>The Newark Star-Ledger</i><BR></div>