Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Alien And Possum: Friends No Matter What” as Want to Read:
Alien And Possum: Friends No Matter What
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Alien And Possum: Friends No Matter What

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  35 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Alien is from a planet far, far away. Possum is from Earth.

Alien is many bright colors, like yellow and red and green.

Possum is one color -- gray.

Alien thinks high voltage is delicious.

Possum thinks trash is delicious.

Can these two ever be friends?

Without a doubt!
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Simon & Schuster (first published 1998)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Alien And Possum, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Alien And Possum

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 65)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Lee Pritchett
May 28, 2010 Lee Pritchett rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s
This wonderful little book and its enchantingly magical illustrations really took me back to my own childhood. It makes you feel safe and secure and it teaches the valuable lesson that anyone can be a friend no matter what they may look like on the outside, that's not what's important. I really love the way the book talks about the sounds the characters make and how they each think that the other character is the strange one. The book is perfectly suited to its age group, as it uses quite simple ...more
I read this book because I saw it was illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi and I love anything he draws. This book did not disappoint in that area, the pictures were sweet and animated. I loved seeing the interaction between these two friends. The story was simple, but I think children will find this book amusing. I'd probably recommend.

*Taken from my book reviews blog:
Brionna Barcolleh
It is out of the ordinary to suspect an Alien and a Possum would ever be friends. One night when Possum watches Alien's spaceship land the two become friends almost instantly. This book provides a positive example of making friends, positive self esteem, and diversity.
Laura Komos
This might be a good one to recommend to a reluctant boy reader!
Jun 11, 2010 Myles rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I like aliens and there was an alien in it.
Elgenna Brown
Elgenna Brown rated it it was ok
Jul 29, 2016
Miss added it
Jun 29, 2016
Beverly rated it liked it
Apr 11, 2016
Jody Ellis
Jody Ellis marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2016
Jess rated it it was amazing
Mar 09, 2016
Andrew Vickers
Andrew Vickers marked it as to-read
Feb 11, 2016
Renee Rearden
Renee Rearden marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2016
Karen rated it really liked it
Jan 27, 2016
Shantel rated it really liked it
Dec 16, 2015
Roseanne rated it it was amazing
Aug 25, 2015
Heather Jo
Heather Jo rated it really liked it
Aug 18, 2015
Roseanne marked it as to-read
Aug 14, 2015
Mercy Stark
Mercy Stark marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2015
Superreader300 rated it really liked it
Jun 04, 2015
Nicole Bergen
Nicole Bergen rated it liked it
Dec 03, 2014
Ash marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2014
Christina Browne
Christina Browne marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2014
Marielauderdale rated it really liked it
Jul 08, 2014
Kelly rated it it was amazing
Mar 04, 2014
Lori Reed
Lori Reed marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2014
Cooper Wilson
Cooper Wilson rated it really liked it
Oct 02, 2013
Hanno Schwartz
Hanno Schwartz rated it it was amazing
Aug 25, 2014
Court added it
Sep 13, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Tony Johnston has written many acclaimed books for young people. She and her husband lived in Mexico for fifteen years, where they raised their children. She now lives in San Marino, California.
More about Tony Johnston...

Share This Book