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Felicity Frobisher and the Three-headed Aldebaran Dust Devil

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When Felicity Frobisher is paid a visit by a Three-Headed Aldebaran Dust Devil, she has the most extraordinary day of her life. Travelling through wormholes, beating the school bullies, using the Pan-Galactic Speaking Dictionary to wow her French teacher, and even visiting an international space station - it's all possible when you are friends with a Three-Headed Aldebaran ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published March 20th 2008 by Faber & Faber
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Author: Marcus Chown
Illustrator: Ned Jolliffe
First Published: 2008

Apparently Marcus Chown is a UK science writer and broadcaster. Prior to this weekend I had never heard of him. He simply hadn't passed my radar.

And then we spent our weekend at Writer's Week which included far too long perusing the books in the book tent... As purchases from there go to supporting the festival I let the kids have some leeway with book choices. (It's a good excuse anyway!)

The teen was tempted by Chown's Pop Scienc
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Jun 27, 2008 Mandy Pell rated it it was amazing
I have four children between 4 and 9 and am always on the lookout for good books. "Felicity Frobisher & the three-headed Aldebaran dust devil" is brilliant. I only bought it at the weekend and we'cve already read it twice. It's about a little girl who has a very bad friend, whoc comes down a wormhole from another planet. My girls loved it because they identified with poor Felicity and the boys loved it because Felicity's very naughty friend - Flummff - is a boy. And I enjoyed it even thought ...more
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Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is currently cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. He is the author of the bestselling Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, The Never Ending Days of Being Dead and The Magic Furnace. He also wrote The Solar System, the bestselling ...more
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