Sputnik’s Guide To Life On Earth

 

Prez lives with a foster family out in the country in Scotland. One day he answers the door to meet Sputnik. Sputnik is a strange kid wearing aviator goggles, a kilt, and a backpack. Everyone, but Prez, sees Sputnik as a dog. Prez hears English when everyone else hears barking. Sputnik claims to be from outer space on a mission to help save the world from destruction. He can manipulate the laws of space and time. Together they come up with ten reasons why the planet should be saved. This is a touching tale that is out of this world funny. mjw
Title: Sputnik’s Guide To Life On Earth
Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Publisher
: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
Copyright
: 2017
Original Language
: English
Original Publisher
: Macmillan
Original Copyright
: 2016
ISBN
: 978-0-06-264362-9
Hardcover pages
: 336
Age range
: 8-12
Genre
: Fiction
Book setting
: Scotland
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England
Awards
: Shortlisted for the 2017 Carnegie Medal
Subjects
: Dogs, Fantasy, Foster homes, Grandfathers, Orphans, Science Fiction

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