Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth

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Product Details

Price
$16.98  $15.62
Publisher
Walden Pond Press
Publish Date
June 20, 2017
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062643629

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About the Author

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, The Astounding Broccoli Boy, Cosmic, Framed, and Millions, the last of which was a New York Times bestseller and was made into a movie by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle. His books have won or been nominated for numerous awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. Frank is also a screenwriter, having penned the scripts for a number of feature films as well as the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. He lives in Liverpool with his family.

Reviews

"A funny and touching story about a boy who, through a transformative summer, learns to expand his definitions of family and home."--Publishers Weekly
β˜… "Cottrell Boyce invites readers to suspend belief while going on a physics-defying, mind-bending adventure that's sure to appeal to a wide audience. Begging to be read aloud and full of escapades, humor, and spunk, this is a stand-alone gem."--School Library Journal (starred review)
β˜… "A raucous adventure with a heart of gold."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)