Sascha Martin's Rocket-Ship: A hilarious sci fi action and adventure book for kids by John Arthur Nichol

Sascha Martin's Rocket-Ship: A hilarious sci fi action and adventure book for kids

byJohn Arthur Nichol

Kobo ebook | February 12, 2017

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"The story is 'poetry in motion' for rocket ships! Manuela Pentangelo has visually interpreted John's
verse with all the best icons from rocketry and science in the gorgeous illustrations." Samantha
Ridgway, scientist, mother, and record-holding Australian rocketeer.

"Delightful, rhyming story that keeps your fingers turning the pages." E. C. Kraeft, author of White Castle (Elf Kingdoms #!)

"I am the mother to an energetic young reader that loves all things books. I am constantly looking for new titles that we can read together and I believe I have struck gold with this one! … I was pleasantly surprised to discover the book rhymed throughout (we love rhymes!) and I must add that they are very well done! This book does a great job at turning an already fun story into one that you can practically sing together (which does wonders with a toddler!!)." Thomai Dion, author of Think-a-Lot Tots

Sascha Martin is eight years old, but he's not your average Year Two schoolboy. He lives in the spookiest part of town near his best friend Luca and his not-friend Mary-Alice, and he invents amazing things in a secret lab beneath his room.

Sascha's first News of the year is a thumping great rocket that towers over everyone, including the teacher, and there's a button on the side that says: "Don't touch!" Well in a class full of children, that's just a red rag to a bull, isn't it?

This maiden flight is a delicious journey into chaos as Sascha Martin's Rocket-Ship roars into the skies above Landfill Public School with Sascha, two screaming teachers, an oven full of pies and a growing tail of books and toys and classroom equipment swept along in its wake.

With beautiful illustrations by Manuela Pentangelo, and a foreword written by record-breaking rocketeer Sam Ridgway (the first woman in Australia internationally accredited to fly Level 3 High Powered Rockets), this is a book to surprise, delight and inspire both children and their parents.

Sascha Martin's Rocket-Ship is a wild, funny, deliciously silly adventure wrapped in rhyming verse and Manuela Pentangelo’s beautiful full colour illustrations. Flying pies meet screaming teachers high above Landfill Public School in this debut disaster featuring Sascha Martin, an eight-year old boy whose genius knows no responsibility. Show-and-Tell will never be the same again.




Title:Sascha Martin's Rocket-Ship: A hilarious sci fi action and adventure book for kidsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 12, 2017Publisher:John NicholLanguage:English

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Rocket Lively rhymes and comical illustrations throughout, there isn’t a whole lot to the plot but it’s quick and entertaining. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-03-18