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Enter a Galaxy Full Of Wonder Take a voyage through a universe populated with eerie and complex starships and satellites, cunningly crafted to resemble creatures of fact and legend. Read about those who stare at the heavens and those who travel among the stars. Did you ever wonder why the chicken crossed the galaxy? Join Head Honcho Murphy and the Startenders of the Fool's ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published July 27th 2012 by Sparkito Press
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Phil Giunta
Jun 11, 2017 rated it liked it
A fun collection of eleven short stories with a common theme of spaceships or satellites constructed in the form of birds, dragons, fish, and other animals. My favorites included "Dragon Child" by Leona Wisoker, the late, great C.J. Henderson's "Lawn Care," and Patrick Thomas's novella,"Crossing Roads," which concludes the book.

There were only a few editing issues that caught my attention. On my copy of the trade paperback, both the title and the editor's name are misspelled on the spine and "L
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Star
Aug 22, 2012 rated it liked it
‘Galactic Creatures’ is an interesting look at different worlds, galaxies, and species which have come to startling life, springing forth from the minds of the authors onto the page. There are some funny stories and some serious, but all mind-bending and -expanding captured in this anthology. The authors will have you looking up at the stars with new appreciation and longing to travel among them.
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Elektra Hammond emulates her multi-sided idol Buckaroo Banzai by going in several directions at once. She's been involved in the copyediting and proofreading end of publishing since the 1990s for presses small and large and nowadays concocts anthologies, is a fiction editor for buzzymag.com, reviews books for the TICA Trend, and is acquisitions editor for the Dark Quest Books imprint Sparkito Pres ...more
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