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The Aliens Are Coming!

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Helps you explore planet Earth and its secrets in rhyme. This planet-shaped book introduces, in rhyme, the weird and wonderful members of an alien fleet determined to conquer Earth.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 4th 1995 by Candlewick Press
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Dec 23, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Ages 4 and up
Recommended to Heidi by: Sue
Shelves: picture-book
A reissued book, I'm so glad this one made it back into print! What a fun book to read one-on-one or to a group. Aliens of various shapes, sizes, faces, etc., decide to come to earth to fight. That is until they're frightened by something that scares them off. You'll just have to check this one out to find out what it is that frightens them away.
Simon Till
Sep 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
Very imaginative illustrations - each alien is incredibly unique. My brother and I could not get enough of this book growing up.
Clara McIntosh
Oct 29, 2019 rated it liked it
This book was very fun and had a lot of rhyme. I thing that younger grades would definitely like it.
Sorcha O'Dowd
Aug 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Read aloud for story time in the children’s department at work.
Mar 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
This was a book recommended by a children's lit expert. I couldn't find it at the library and when I saw how much other people loved it I took a chance and bought it for my kids. It's pretty funny and the pictures are pretty hilarious too. I'm glad we added it to our collection.
Jun 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: space, picture-book
Ha! I like how after every page the kids in storytime can yell "The ALIENS ARE COMING!" Because let's face it. Summer storytime books need something where the kids can yell every page. Plus how funny that the kids are what scare the aliens off. Alien storytime book, check.
Sep 23, 2011 rated it liked it
Good for alien storytime.
Sep 17, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: from-library
23 months - of course you liked it.... Alien monsters, what's not to like? This book has lots to look at and a pretty entertaining story.
Brianon Sheffield
Dec 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
The firsties loved this!
Nancy Jo Lambert
Aug 05, 2012 rated it it was ok
My daughter picked this book to read, and then her interest in it faded as the book wore on. The story is almost nonexistent and the end is a let down.
Jan 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Very cute and clever. My kids loved it!
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