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
: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
: 2017
Original Language
: English
Original Publisher
: Macmillan
Original Copyright
: 2016
: 978-0-06-264362-9
Hardcover pages
: 336
Age range
: 8-12
: Fiction
Book setting
: Scotland
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England
: Shortlisted for the 2017 Carnegie Medal
: Dogs, Fantasy, Foster homes, Grandfathers, Orphans, Science Fiction

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