The True Meaning of Smekday

The True Meaning of Smekday

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Aliens have invaded Earth and instructed all of the humans to move to Florida. They landed on Christmas Day - now named Smekday, after the glorious leader of the Boovs, Captain Smek. Gratuity Tucci doesn't want to be shipped off to Florida in a rocketpod. She has a plan . . . Luckily Gratuity can drive - she nails tin cans to her shoes to reach the pedals. She had to learn after her mum was abducted by the aliens. So begins an epic journey with a brilliant girl hero, a cat named Pig and a friendly Boov who's taken the human name J.Lo, all determined to save the Earth from a much bigger threat . . .

This original, imaginative and wonderfully wacky sci-fi adventure inspired the major motion picture, HOME
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Product details

  • 5+
  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 28mm | 352g
  • Bloomsbury Childrens Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1408844915
  • 9781408844915
  • 520,447

About Adam Rex

Adam Rex is an award-winning US author and illustrator. The True Meaning of Smekday is his first novel, but his brilliant picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich is a New York Times bestseller. He is the illustrator of Neil Gaiman's wonderful new picture book, Chu's Day. He lives with his wife in Philadelphia, USA.
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