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Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer
When five little men come to visit Earth from Outer Space, they don't like what they see. Finding a planet that is spoiled and neglected, the little men fly away, one by one. Luckily, by the end of this much-loved counting song, the world becomes a better place to visit - and the five little men may even have had something to do with it! All children love this traditional ...more
Board Book, 14 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Child's Play International
(first published 2005)
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Cute little story, reminiscent of 5 Little Monkeys jumping on the bed. My 5 yr old asked to read this book to me, and although a few words got him frustrated, once he realized the story was repetitive, by the end of the book, he had all the words down. Books like this are great for using new vocabulary. It also had big fun pictures that he spent time looking at, and holes in each page representing the little men that flew away. My favorite thing about the book was the sheet music on the back cov ...more
Aug 18, 2012 Library Quine rated it liked it
A retelling of the Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer song. A careful look at the illustrations show the reasons why the little men didn't like the look of our world; pollution from industry, pollution from traffic, deforestation, oil spills, land fill and carbon emission from aircraft. However, they decide to stay once the world adopts some better habits.