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Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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When five alien visitors from the planet Fixipuddle crash-land their UFO in Hamlet, Vermont, on Christmas Eve, they're in for a shock. Believing that the Earth is ruled by an evil dictator named "Santa Claws," the kindly aliens scheme to free the slaves (the elves) from the Fortress of Fear (the workshop). They start by kidnapping the Santa-suited Mayor Grass — and it's up to Miss Earth's class to save him!

Lois Kennedy the Third and her dog, Reebok, lead the all-girl Tattletales Club on a rescue mission. But first the Tattletales have a decision to make: Will they ask their hated male rivals, the Copycats Club, to lend a hand? Or risk failure, leaving the hapless mayor in the Fixipuddlings' clutches forever?

About the Author

Gregory Maguire received his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Tufts University. His work as a consultant in creative writing for children takes him to speaking engagements across the United States and abroad. He is a founder and codirector of Children's Literature New England, Incorporated, a non-profit educational charity established in 1987. The author of numerous books for children, Mr. Maguire is also a contributor to Am I Blue?: Coming Out From the Silence, a collection of short stories for gay and lesbian teenagers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064407649
Author:
Clayton, Elaine
Author:
Clayton, Elaine
Author:
Maguire, Gregory
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Extraterrestrial beings
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Edition Description:
Harpertrophy Paperback
Series:
Hamlet Chronicles (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20001003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.61x5.17x.40 in. .26 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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