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The Lost Star

3.96  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
While on an archaeological expedition to Balthor, a young astrophysicist stumbles upon the Lumpies, gray smiling creatures with a strange secret.
Hardcover, 150 pages
Published March 26th 1979 by Viking Books for Young Readers
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Lisa
May 06, 2015 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An old favorite from my childhood. Still makes me happy on the umpteenth reread.
Martha
Feb 29, 2008 Martha rated it really liked it
Shelves: juv-ya, sci-fi
A young woman suddenly stranded on a backwater world near an extra-terrestrial archaeological digwith a team of scientists must rethink her priorities and her plans for the future when a mysterious group of alien creatures, the enigmatic animals called "Lumpies", try to communicate with her. With her parents delaying her rescue for the moment, she delves into the complexities surrounding the dig team and the lumpies.
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Clever, innocent, and full of wonder. Who has ever dreamed of discovering an alien civilization?
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