It's the first day back at school for four very different children. Lee, Lloyd, Billy and Angela are expecting just an ordinary day ...but all that changes when MARTIN zooms in from outer space! Join Lee, Lloyd, Billy, Angela ...and Martin for a first day of term that's out of this world!
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 214 x 256 x 8mm | 158.76g
- 01 Aug 2006
- Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Corgi Childrens
- London, United Kingdom
- 32 colour
"June Counsel's classic tale is given a splendid new look" The Bookseller "This book stands out for its ability to surprise you and make you giggle" Nursery World "Look no further than this comical take on starting school that has been soothing first-day nerves since 1984 and has now been revamped to be better and funnier than ever" Junior "Splendidly bright and invitingly sharp" The School Librarian "Quirky illustrations and interesting type make this a story about being different, something really quite special" My Books Mag
About June Counsel
June Counsel served in the Navy during World War II and afterwards read English at university. June has been teaching and writing since 1962 and had her first book, Mostly Timothy published in 1971. June has written many more books for children and spent much time travelling to schools and libraries taking oral story-building sessions with children and teachers. She has also lectured on Writing for Children. June lives in Peterborough with her husband. Neal Layton is an extremely talented young illustrator who has had great success with his picture books, including Rover by Michael Rosen and his own book, Oscar and Arabella won the Smarties Prize Bronze Award in 2002. He lives in Portsmouth.