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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth

This hilarious novel contains characters from an alien dog that can shake hands, to a senile grandad who believes he has travelled the seven seas! Just from that sentence I am certain that you can tell that this book is definitely a good laugh! It all starts with Prez, an average boy from the Temporary, who stays with a kind family who live on a farm. However, this book isn't all lollipops and cupcakes, after all, it is the end of the world. Yes I said it (and not in a metaphorical way) the end of the world is finally here... that is if Prez doesn't help Spuntik, (a little Alien who appears to others as a dog), to devise a list stating the best ten things about planet Earth before summer is over. But Prez's list (the Taj Mahal, Shangri-La etc) isn't quite the same as Sputniks'...
Loaded with weapons such as a TV remote that works on real life, a car that can travel at the speed of light, and concealer that literally conceals you from sight, you would think that it's all covered. Ah, but humans are always in such a hurry, they never have any time to "READ THE MANUAL!!!!" Um, thank-you for your helpful comment there Sputnik, it was very much appreciated. Anyway, Prez isn't much for the fun and games, especially when Annabelle, a 5-year-old from the farm-family, gets hold of a properly functioning lightsaber! Will he perk up enough to save his planet, and (in some perspective more importantly) his grandad's memory of our humble world? An obvious 10/10 in my opinion. I would thoroughly recommend to all age groups to have a read of the book that is out of this world!

Posted on: 15th June 2017 at 10:21 pm

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