Picture Books ~ Science Fiction
Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big
Edwurd's little sister comes to the rescue when Edwurd's humongous fib land him in trouble with a three-eyed alien from another galaxy. 2000.
Hedgie Blasts Off!
When the spectacular, sparkling explosions at a popular tourist sight slow down, Hedgie the hedgehog is the only one capable of flying to tiny planet Mikkop to see what is wrong. 2006.
First Graders from Mars Episode 1: Horus's Horrible Day
As the school year begins on Mars, Horus the Martian gets off to a rocky start, but soon discovers that first grade is not really as bad as he thought. 2001.
The Adventures of Polo
Polo the dog sets out from his home and enjoys many adventures, including sailing his boat on top of a whale, roasting hot dogs over a volcano, and taking a ride in a spaceship built from a mushroom. 2006.
A class takes a field trip back through time to observe living dinosaurs in their natural habitat. 1991.
Aliens Love Underpants
There is no underwear in space so aliens visit Earth and play in the clothes drying on the line. 2007.
Various kinds of robots go about their daily activities, such as riding buses, rusting at the beach, and eating metal nuts. 2004.
Willy flies to the moon to get a moondog for a pet, but he finds true happiness with a scruffy but loyal Earth dog named Scrappy. 1999.
Smile if You're Human
An alien child's quest to take a photograph of a "mysterious creature known as a human" has an unexpected result when a search through an Earth zoo brings an encounter with a gorilla. 1998.
McPhail, David M.
Tinker and Tom and the Star Baby
A boy and a bear find a Star Baby in their back yard and try to fix its spaceship so that it can return to its mother. 1998.
The Wump World
The Wump World is an unspoiled place until huge monsters bring hordes of tiny creatures from the planet Pollutus. 1970.
Blue Aliens! An Adventure in Color
After staying up late to watch a scary movie, a boy awakens to find that blue things are missing, from his favorite jeans to his blue-lined notebook paper, and he is certain that aliens are the reason. 2003.
Earth to Stella!
Before Stella's father comes in to tell her a bedtime story, Stella takes a little trip in a spaceship. 2006.
Alistair in Outer Space
When Alistair is kidnapped by a spaceship full of Goots from Gootula, his main concern is for his overdue library books. 1984.
San Souci, Daniel
Space Station Mars
The Dangerous Snake and Reptile club, with the help of a boy visiting the neighborhood, sets up equipment in the clubhouse in hopes of tracking flying saucers and making contact with aliens. 2005.
A transmission received from outer space in a combination of different Earth languages tells of an alien schoolboy's fantastic excuse for being late to school again. 2001.
Moog-Moog Space Barber
Elmo gets a terrible haircut and makes a trip to outer space to get it fixed by Moog-Moog, the great barber of the universe. 1990.
Van Allsburg, Chris
Zathura: A Space Adventure
Left on their own for an evening, two boisterous brothers find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical space adventure board game. 2002.
June 29, 1999
While her third-grade classmates are sprouting seeds in paper cups, Becky has a more ambitious, innovative science project in mind. 1992.
Earth Hounds as Explained by Professor Xargle
Alien Professor Xargle teaches his class of extraterrestrials about the quirky behavior of a favorite earth animal. 1990.
Chaos erupts when Moe and Shirley invite some visitors form outer space to stay for dinner with the relatives. 1988.
Tomatoes from Mars
When these vicious Martian fruits invade Earth and threaten to cover it in sauce, the whole world looks to one man, one genius, Dr. Schtickle, to save it from becoming the second red planet. 1999.