Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Have a coke and a smile
they can always catch up on YouTube. Or they can meet the aliens in Jon Scieszka's Spaceheadz series who talk like walking advertisements. "Think outside the bun" says the alien named Bob when young Michael K meets him at the beginning of the book. With Jon Scieszka's genius for getting kids, his talent for writing and his amazing, wacky sense of humor, you can only imagine where this is going. And you'll have a lot of fun going there. Spaceheadz is recommended for kids ages 7-10 but will probably still appeal to 11 and 12 year old who want to laugh. The book has a companion website where kids can sign up to be spaceheadz and help save the world. "Priceless," said Bob (Spaceheadz, p. 151).