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Professor Angelicus Visits the Big Blue Ball

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On the first day of spring, Zak, his dog Ziggy, and his friend Ivy plan to go fishing. But what they find at the river is beyond their wildest imagination. Professor Aquius Botanicus Angelicus arrives from the planet Quantia in search of pure water to fuel his unlikely spaceship - a giant bubble. He must find the water quickly, in order to return home to his planet for the ...more
Library Binding, 200 pages
Published September 28th 2004 by MumbleFish Books (first published September 2004)
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Malcolm
"It was the first day of spring, and it was Saturday. Zak didn't have to go to school. From his bedroom window he could see two robins poking at the wet spring grass. The trees were beginning to bud and he couldn't get dressed fast enough! This was the perfect day to head down to the river and go fishing."

So begins a fishing trip for Zak, his friend Ivy, and his dog Ziggy that becomes a journey around the world and into deep space in L. B. B. Ward's extraordinary middle readers novel "Professor
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Helena Harper
A wonderfully imaginative and spiritual journey to the Land of Sparkle

The idea behind this story – that everything is dependent on everything else – needs to be written about more, in my opinion, and author L.B.B. Ward has tackled this with imagination and sensitivity. Professor Angelicus, himself, symbolises the interconnectedness of all things by being a mixture of person and plant – his leaf-like ears and flower-like antenna serving as an early warning system when something isn't right. He te
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D.B. Pacini
PROFESSOR ANGELICUS VISITS THE BIG BLUE BALL has wonderful characters that take readers on a delightfully adventurous journey. I intended to read the book over 3-4 days. I started it in the morning and could not leave part of the story for a second day. L.B.B. Ward's captivating story gives youth hope that they can make a healthier world for all living things. She reveals to young readers dismal truths about the destructive impact human beings have upon our planet while inspiring them to trust t ...more
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L. B.B. Ward, author, songwriter, and sculptor, was born and raised in Philadelphia. She lives along the Delaware River in Bucks County, PA and had a house for 16 years on the Delaware Bay in Cape May County, NJ.

Her closeness to the rhythms of nature and her view of what she sees as the big problems facing humanity (the children in particular) led her to create the Professor Angelicus series of ad
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