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Alien & Possum: Friends No Matter What (Alien & Possum)

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Possum is from Earth.Alien is from another planet.

Can these two ever be friends?

Without a doubt!
Paperback, 48 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Aladdin Paperbacks (first published 1998)
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Lee Pritchett
May 28, 2010 Lee Pritchett rated it it was amazing
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
Dec 16, 2010 Laura rated it liked it
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.

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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.
Oct 08, 2016 Dolly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: beginning readers and parents reading with them
Fun story that puts two very unlikely creatures together. The narrative is simple for beginning readers and the short stories are great for allowing beginning readers to take a break. The illustrations are marvelous.
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I like aliens and there was an alien in it.
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This might be a good one to recommend to a reluctant boy reader!
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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.
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