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The daring game of intergalactic chase that thrilled a generation of science fiction readers in Interstellar Pig has started again, and round two is deadly! This sequel to William Sleator's sly masterpiece takes readers on another hunt for the sinister Piggy, this time in the far reaches of space.

Poor Barney has a boring after-school job, earning money to repay his parents after their beach house is destroyed in a battle with aliens. Of course, they don't believe that aliens did the damage. No one, in fact, realizes that sixteen-year-old Barney saved the world by outsmarting the visitors at their violent game, Interstellar Pig. No one but the aliens, and for them the game is far from over. Barney is about to be drawn into the contest again, becoming the unwilling partner of a chatty intestinal parasite; the potential snack of giant, man-eating crabs; and the competitor of a stinger-happy seven-foot wasp woman. Life just got a lot more interesting.

This sequel to a book that Kirkus Reviews called "a freewheeling science fiction nightmare comedy" takes readers on another vivid, vilely funny journey into the mind of YA science fiction's master.

Synopsis:

This sequel to "Interstellar Pig" takes readers on another hunt for the sinister Piggy--this time in the far reaches of space. After 16-year-old Barney saves the world from aliens by outsmarting them at their violent game, he is about to be drawn into the contest again, becoming the unwilling partner of a chatty intestinal parasite, the potential snack of giant man-eating crabs, and the competitor of a seven-foot wasp woman.

Synopsis:

Barney's stuck at a boring after-school job, earning money to repay his parents after their beach house is destroyed in a battle with aliens.  Of course, they don't believe that aliens did the damage.  No one, in fact, realizes that sixteen-year-old Barney saved the world by outsmarting the visitors at their violent game, saved the world by outsmarting the visitors at their violent game, Interstellar Pig.  No one but the aliens-and for them the game is far from over.  Barney is about to become the unwilling partner of a chatty intestinal parasite; the potential snack of giant, man-eating crabs; and the competitor of a stinger-happy seven-foot wasp woman.  Life just got a lot more interesting...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525469186
Author:
Sleator, William
Publisher:
Firebird
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Games
Subject:
Parasites
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series Volume:
39
Publication Date:
20040209
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 10
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.58x5.74x.84 in. .84 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12 up to 16

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Product details 224 pages Dutton Books - English 9780525469186 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This sequel to "Interstellar Pig" takes readers on another hunt for the sinister Piggy--this time in the far reaches of space. After 16-year-old Barney saves the world from aliens by outsmarting them at their violent game, he is about to be drawn into the contest again, becoming the unwilling partner of a chatty intestinal parasite, the potential snack of giant man-eating crabs, and the competitor of a seven-foot wasp woman.
"Synopsis" by ,

Barney's stuck at a boring after-school job, earning money to repay his parents after their beach house is destroyed in a battle with aliens.  Of course, they don't believe that aliens did the damage.  No one, in fact, realizes that sixteen-year-old Barney saved the world by outsmarting the visitors at their violent game, saved the world by outsmarting the visitors at their violent game, Interstellar Pig.  No one but the aliens-and for them the game is far from over.  Barney is about to become the unwilling partner of a chatty intestinal parasite; the potential snack of giant, man-eating crabs; and the competitor of a stinger-happy seven-foot wasp woman.  Life just got a lot more interesting...

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