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    DescriptionWhen fourth grader Akiko finds a spacecraft hovering outside her window one night, she begins the adventure of a lifetime. She is whisked off to the planet Smoo to lead a team searching for the King of Smoo's kidnapped son. Akiko the head of a rescue mission? She's afraid to be on the school's safety patrol! So begins the adventures of Akiko, wherein she meets her team — Spuckler Boach, Gax, Poog, and Mr. Beeba — and sets off on a journey across Smoo to find a prince and become a leader.


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    Title
    Akiko on the Planet Smoo
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Crilley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 166
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 193 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780440416487
    ISBN 10: 0440416485
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: YFB
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12000
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 215
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET110
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/JAPANS
    BISAC V2.8: JUV053000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01920000
    LC classification: PZ7.C869275 AK 2001
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    04 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Mark Crilley was raised in Detroit, Mich. After graduating from Kalamazoo College in 1988, he traveled to Taiwan and Japan, where he taught English to students of all ages for nearly five years. It was during his stay in Japan in 1992 that he created Akiko and the story of her journey to Smoo.
    Review quote
    "[A] stylish debut." -- Publishers Weekly "The action is fast-paced and nicely illustrated...and Crilley's easy-reading, conversational style is appealing." -- Booklist
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    When fourth grader Akiko finds a spacecraft hovering outside her window one night, she begins the adventure of a lifetime. She is whisked off to the planet Smoo to lead a team searching for the King of Smoo's kidnapped son. Akiko the head of a rescue mission? She's afraid to be on the school's safety patrol! So begins the adventures of Akiko, wherein she meets her team -- Spuckler Boach, Gax, Poog, and Mr. Beeba -- and sets off on a journey across Smoo to find a prince and become a leader.