AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet: (Children’s Environment Books, Unique Children’s Series, Children’s Action and Adventure Graphic Novels, Emergent Readers Chapter Books) (Hardcover)

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By Jon Scieszka, Steven Weinberg (Illustrator)
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Earth narrates the story of four untested animal astronauts searching for another habitable planet that's not too hot and not too cold. In the first book of this series, the Astronuts visit the Plant Planet, with mixed results. With Scieszka's signature humor and Weinberg's absorbing illustrations, science - including climate change - comes to life in an accessible, entertaining way. This is sure to be a hit!

— Cathy

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"Jon Scieszka, the groundbreaking storyteller and master of wit, brings us a smart and hilarious adventure. AstroNuts doesn't just break new ground-it breaks outer space! Brilliant." — Dav Pilkey, bestselling author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series

A laugh-out-loud tale packed with science, adventure, and a whole lot of fun: AstroWolf, LaserShark, SmartHawk, and StinkBug are animals that have been hybridized to find other planets for humans to live on once we've ruined Earth. So off they rocket to the Plant Planet! Will that planet support human life? Or do Plant Planet's inhabitants have a more sinister plan? AstroNuts Mission One is a can't-put-it-down page-turner for reluctant readers and fans ready to blast past Wimpy Kid.

• This is an outer space adventure that allows young readers to learn about our planet and environment while laughing and having fun
• Features full-color illustrations throughout as well as a spectacular gatefold
• How-to-draw pages are included in the back to help further engage readers and inspire creativity

Jon Scieszka is a bestselling author best known for his picture books The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. He is also the founder of guysread.com, a champion force behind guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People's Literature.
Steven Weinberg writes and illustrates kids' books about dinosaurs, roller coasters, beards, and chainsaws.

"The end of humankind is upon us, and who do we send to save us?!? Certainly not a human! Wickedly funny, a story about climate change that doesn't come off as preachy. Kids will love this, and adults would be better off reading it too." —LeUyen Pham, illustrator of the Princess in Black series

A giant leap for bookmaking and a giant leap for any kid looking for their next go-to series.
• Great family and classroom read-aloud book
• Books for kids ages 9-12
• Elementary school chapter books

About the Author


Jon Scieszka is best known for his bestselling picture books, including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of guysread.com and a champion force behind guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People's Literature. He lives in Brooklyn.

Steven Weinberg writes and illustrates kids' books about dinosaurs, roller coasters, beards, and chainsaws. He lives in the Catskills in New York.

Praise For…


"A must-have . . . A winning mix of fun and fact-readers will be eager for the next mission." — Kirkus Reviews Starred Review

"This book is packed with absurdity, misadventure, and science . . . with wit and kid appeal guarantees that this will be a popular choice." — Booklist

"Fun and silly with a heart of science! Give this to your curious readers." —Jennifer L. Holm,New York Times-bestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish and the Babymouse series

"AstroNuts is the perfect mix of goofy characters, hard science, and farts. An absolute delight!" —Gene Luen Yang, Ambassador for Young People's Literature and winner of the Printz Award for American Born Chinese

"The end of humankind is upon us, and who do we send to save us?!? Certainly not a human! Wickedly funny, a story about climate change that doesn't come off as preachy. Kids will love this, and adults would be better off reading it too." —LeUyen Pham, illustrator of the Princess in Black series

"Jon Scieszka, the groundbreaking storyteller and master of wit, brings us a smart and hilariousadventure. AstroNuts doesn't just break new ground-it breaks outer space! Brilliant." —Dav Pilkey, bestselling author of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series

"This first in a new science fiction series checks key boxes: it is funny, full of nonstop action, and jammed with plenty of science factoids."—School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9781452171197
ISBN-10: 145217119X
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: September 10th, 2019
Pages: 220