Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | September 2, 2014

    Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



    David Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.99
New Mass Market
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Children's- Science Fiction and Fantasy
1 Beaverton Science Fiction and Fantasy- A to Z

This title in other editions

Other titles in the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy series:

Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell Trilogy)

by

Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell Trilogy) Cover

ISBN13: 9780060541873
ISBN10: 0060541873
All Product Details

Only 2 left in stock at $6.99!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

It's just a game . . . isn't it?

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly, a message appears:

We wish to talk. We surrender.

But the aliens aren't supposed to surrender&#8212they're supposed to die

Synopsis:

It's just a game . . . isn't it?

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly, a message appears:
We wish to talk. We surrender.

But the aliens aren't supposed to surrender—they're supposed to die!

About the Author

Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. His acclaimed novels are bestsellers in the United States and the United Kingdom, and have sold more than 85 million copies worldwide. In January 2009, Queen Elizabeth II appointed Pratchett a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his services to literature. Sir Terry lives in England.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

Jeffrey Bluhm, May 4, 2014 (view all comments by Jeffrey Bluhm)
First of the Johnny Maxwell Trilogy, it's also the least strong. The basics of a Terry Pratchett novel are there, but there's just not much to it - think Terry Pratchett light. Still, the signature humor is present in nascent form, the underlying concept is innovative, and it serves as a solid introduction to the main characters that return in the subsequent two stories. Worth reading to establish that familiarity, and for a quick, enjoyable read.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060541873
Author:
Pratchett, Terry
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Terry Pratchett
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
War
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Johnny Maxwell Trilogy
Publication Date:
20060725
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.58x6.12x.51 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Other books you might like

  1. Around the World in Eighty Days... Used Trade Paper $2.95
  2. Vocabulary From Classical Roots A Used Trade Paper $8.50
  3. Scrambled States of America Used Trade Paper $1.95
  4. Clay Sale Trade Paper $4.98
  5. Mercy Watson to the Rescue Used Hardcover $8.50
  6. The World of Pooh: The Complete... Used Hardcover $11.50

Related Subjects

Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Humor
Children's » Middle Readers » General
Children's » Science Fiction and Fantasy » General
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Featured Titles

Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell Trilogy) New Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.99 In Stock
Product details 224 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780060541873 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It's just a game . . . isn't it?

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly, a message appears:
We wish to talk. We surrender.

But the aliens aren't supposed to surrender—they're supposed to die!

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.