Fun Space Books for Summer!

Fun Space Books for Summer!

The Summer Reading theme this year is Space Camp!  Here are some fun, silly space books for you to enjoy this summer:

Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt
An adventurous chicken and her pig friend travel to what they believe is outer space, fueled by their imaginations.

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara
Three aliens set off to find a new planet for themselves but soon Bork and Gork have forgotten all of their mother's good advice and only Nklxwcyz builds a home safe enough to withstand the Big Bad Robot in this story reminiscent of "The Three Little Pigs."

Penguinaut! By Marcie Colleen
Orville is a little penguin who lives in a zoo and dreams of big adventures, like going to the Moon; the other animals are skeptical, but Orville is determined, so he builds a spaceship and sets out all by himself--and discovers that real adventures are best when they are shared with friends.

Best Frints in the Whole Universe by Antoinette Portis
Yelfred and Omek of planet Boborp are best frints, even when they have disagreements.

Life on Mars by Jon Agee
A young astronaut is trying to find life on Mars, but he's made a very big oversight.

The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers
Stranded on the moon after his extraordinary airplane takes him into outer space, a boy meets a marooned young Martian with a broken spacecraft, and the two new friends work together to return to their respective homes.

The Man in the Moon by William Joyce
When a newly orphaned baby in the moon makes friends with the children of Earth, he begins to shine as brightly as possible to ward off their fears.

Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly
A small, but plucky, mouse named Mike is sure that he can help the Space Shuttle astronauts, and ends up saving the whole mission.

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman
There is no underwear in space so aliens visit Earth and play in the clothes drying on the line.

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