A Brave Spaceboy
by Danna Smith
illustrated by Laura Freeman
ISBN 10: 078-6809337
ISBN 13: 978-0786809332
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On moving day an enterprising little boy bids farewell to his fears. By playing pretend, he turns the scary unknown into an out-of-this-world adventure! In his handcrafted rocket ship the astronaut boldly sets a course for Mars, but as soon as he touches down on the unfamiliar terrain, he has a close encounter with a new life form! Never fear for this brave Marswalker knows how to deal with the stranger in his midst...he lets his imagination soar!
"Featuring an Asian mother and an African American father, the artwork depicts a diverse family."
"The Harmony between the narrative and the artwork results in a delightful and enchanting book."