Star Jumper Journal of a Cardboard Genius by Frank Asch
  

Synopsis

Star Jumper Journal of a Cardboard Genius by Frank Asch

Self-proclaimed genius inventor Alex is convinced that his little brother Jonathan is evil. The kid never shuts up. He's a klutz, and he drools on his pillow when he sleeps. Jonathan's specialty, though, is sticking to Alex like glue --- and sticking his nose into his big brother's business. That's why Alex has to leave Earth and fly so far away that no one will ever be able to find him. Using cardboard, duct tape, old odds and ends and his amazing scientific imagination, Alex builds Star Jumper, a spaceship that will deliver him from his rotten little brother forever! It's a plan only a cardboard genius could ever hope to pull off. But Jonathan has other ideas --- and a secret that ultimately brings forth Alex's most brilliant creation ever!

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[L]ively and realistic, bouncing between mock scientific jargon and exasperated brother-speak ? a good choice for young science-fiction fans.

About the Author

Frank Asch is the author and illustrator of more than 70 books for children. His picture books with Kids Can Press include Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs and Mr. Maxwell's Mouse (illustrated by his son, Devin Asch). Frank lives in Middletown Springs, Vermont.Frank Asch is the author and illustrator of more than 70 books for children. His picture books with Kids Can Press include Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs and Mr. Maxwell's Mouse (illustrated by his son, Devin Asch). Frank lives in Middletown Springs, Vermont.

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Format

Paperback / softback
128 pages

Author

Frank Asch
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Publisher

Kids Can Press

Publication date

1st February 2006

ISBN

9781553378877


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