Aliens Love Underpants!
You probably thought aliens came down to Earth with a view to taking over the planet - but, no, they simply want to steal your pants!
This zany, hilarious tale, delightfully brought to life by Ben Cort's vibrant illustrations, is sure to enchant and amuse the w...more
The story is about : "When aliens fly down to Earth,
They don't come to meet YOU...
They simply want your under...more
When reading the book there is great rhythm using the iambic pentameter, the children pick up on this and in my opinion when there is a good rhythm within a book children of a young age can start to re...more
On reading this book to my year 2 chldren, the element of rhyme found throughout the text, engrossed children's senses. The playful words on each page allowed each pupil to see how reading can...more
This was also one of my favourite stories to read during SBT1 because it’s a book where the children laugh throughout a...more
The rhyming words flow very nicely and the humour involved makes this book a joy to read. The story is based around some aliens who fly down to earth and begin a journey stealing pants and knickers from washing - lines whilst having some fu...more
The story can be used to discuss getting dressed including the order of putting cloths on. This story was used within my SEN class, the children enjo...more
This book is a great book to read and teach Early Years children. The story is about Aliens who love underpants, in every shape and size. But there are no underpants in space, so they come down to Earth with a view to taking over the planet - but simply wanting to steal pants!
The tale is funny and entertaining and contains rhyming words that will allow children to learn about rhyming. The story can be used as part of children's cross curricular learning in the Foundation Stage. Different activit...more
The author uses the device of rhyming, which is engaging for children and helps them to remember the story. She also introduces the concepts of size, shape, inside and upside-down to early learners.
The book can be used as a wonderful teaching tool in all early years areas. For literacy I use...more
The book is well written, written in rhyme and well paced.
The book is packed with adventure, and I can just imagine the giggles that would erupt as a result of the topic of aliens and underwear.
I would use this book in EYFS as I feel it would be a light-hear...more
The imagery is colorful and will have children laughing. The book makes lots of reference to colours, so perhaps it would be a good idea to ask the children to point out where a part...more
This is a fun story and the words have a wonderful rhythm to them, describing all sorts of underpants. These are accompanied by bright pictures with underpants in different shapes, sizes, colours and styles.
I read this book to my nephew who has just started wearing “big boy undies” and he loved hearing abo...more
The book can be used as a tool for EYFS in a number of ways. In Literacy we looked at how to describe aliens and designing our own version of underpants. Using play dough they also made aliens. It could also be used in numeracy through counting a number of aliens or pants.
The illustrations are excellently constructed and...more
It's packed full of bright, fun and colourful illustrations that bring the book to life and a great story told in rhyme. The aliens drawn are very diverse,of all different colours, shapes, sizes. Some have trunks and som...more
I think that this book is ideal for story times for a ks1 class, the story is so humourous and relevant for children that they want to hea...more
This story made him laugh a lot, but I was laughing just as loud. After reading this story, he now always checks that there aren't underpants-loving aliens in his underwear drawer :)
I had a variety of jobs, including secretary, trainee buyer at Harrods, dental nurse, production assistant in a reprographic and printing company and various others.
I began to write after joining a creative writing class. I had no success with article writing, or short stories, or fiction, but the first children’s story I wrote, for a...more