The Boy Who Went to Mars

Book Verdict

The Boy Who Went to Mars

by Simon James

First Release:

January 2019

ISBN: 9780763695989

On the day that Stanley 's mom takes a work trip overnight, Stanley decides to leave planet Earth. But when his spaceship touches down again in the backyard, a young martian crawls out, proclaiming to Stanley 's dad that residents of Mars don 't wash before dinner, eat their vegetables, or brush their teeth. It just so happens that martians tend to act out in school, too ...

Full-color illustrations created in pen and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780763695989
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11 1/3"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 2.7, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: 500L
    Awards & Honors: CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Picture Books for School-Age Children
    Genre: Fic
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