or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Invasores Extraterrestres / Alien Invaders [Hardcover]

Lynn Huggins-Cooper , Bonnie Leick , Eida de La Vega
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
Price: 10.15 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 weeks.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover 10.15  
Paperback 4.74  

Book Description

18 Mar 2005
A curious child compares garden creatures to what he knows of space
invaders. What are they!? Alien invaders? Antennas? Shiny armor and helmets?
Are these small creatures Earth dwellers or something 'out of this world'?

TV and movies give the child the impression that aliens look just like what
he sees in his own garden. In the garden, helmeted bugs live among the giant
onions. Ant colonies scurry in an underworld of stolen treasure that include
a diamond ring, sugar cubes, jacks and various other human loot. Swarms of
bugs seem to glow in the moonlight and insects carrying off pickles, cheese
and other goodies invade a picnic. The child invents ways to make friends
with them (just in case they are aliens!) such as putting on a show
featuring what might be their favorite flowers and sharing his popcorn at TV
time.

Creepy crawlers in wacky colored pencil illustrations cast an iridescent
glow in this lively tale. Bugs and creepy crawlers abound in far-out
illustrations. Kids will love knowing what the little boy doesn't know and
enjoy the insect antics along the way.

Drawn on animation paper (used for wide-angle panning shots) acquired after
the 1994 California earthquake, many of the soft tones are achieved through
the use of PrismacolorR pencils in shades of Indigo blue to obtain a broad
range of hues and tones.

Full text translation in both English and Spanish. Key word bilingual
(English/Spanish) vocabulary.


Product details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Raven Tree Press; Bilingual edition (18 Mar 2005)
  • Language: Spanish, English
  • ISBN-10: 0972497390
  • ISBN-13: 978-0972497398
  • Product Dimensions: 29 x 23 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,028,680 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

Review

" captivating, creative and just plain fun. Children’s imaginations will soar reading this wonderful book... bouncy easy to read text. " -- Jennifer LB Leese, AStoryWeaver's Book Reviews

"Delightfully bug-yucky!" -- Dori Chaconas, author of On a Wintry Morning; One Little Mouse; Goodnight, Dewberry Bear; Momma, Will You?; That Blessed, Christmas Night; Cork & Fuzz; and When Cows Came Home for Christmas

"…Alien Invaders is a highly recommended children’s book with wonderful illustrations and a real pleasure to read." -- Harold McFarland, Readers Preference Reviews

"…great read for curious little children, it’s a two-fold teaching tool…Huggins- Cooper’s words paint a picture…Bonnie Leick’s far-out illustrations." -- The Times Record, Brunswick, ME

Engaging and Irresistible!, July 4, 2005 -- Reviewer: Betsie's Literary Page (United States)

About the Author

Lynn Huggins - Cooper loves bugs! Growing up in Sussex, England, her
childhood was spent on 'small game safaris' in the garden or at the beach.
When she was a teacher, Lynn's classroom was an Aladdin's cave of bug tanks,
tadpole bowls, critter cages and vivariums. Now Lynn loves to bug hunt with
her own children on their small farm in County Durham, England, where she
gardens organically. She spends her spare time building ponds and wildlife
gardens for her family and local schools, or looking after her larger pets
and 'writing advisors': hens, doves, guinea pigs, six lazy cats, two silly
sheepdogs; Gracie and Sweetpea the goats, Khola the pony and her foal... But
Lynn's favorite thing to do in the garden is to lie in the grass watching
the insect world march by.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
First Sentence
I heard that aliens are little green men. Read the first page
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Customer Reviews

5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1.0 out of 5 stars
1.0 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars For ages 0-3 1 Jan 2011
A Kid's Review
Format:Hardcover
I purchased this book because I wanted something mildly simple in Spanish to read. The pictures are large, but there is very little text. The author's biography was longer than the book; less than a sentence a page. I have found better books made of cardboard in gas stations.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars  3 reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Engaging and Irresistible! 4 July 2005
By Betsie's Literary Page - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
June 26, 2005

Invaders have landed, although not where you may think! These little creatures camouflaged by shiny suits and robot like legs has setup camp in your backyard!

Alien Invaders/Invasores Extraterrestres is a wonderful teaching tool for children that parents, as well as teachers will enjoy using- not just because it is written in both English and Spanish, but also because it reveals the world of insects in their natural habitats.

Graphics are superb and sure to entertain kids of all ages!

Reviewed by Betsie
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun creative thinking for children 31 Mar 2005
By Harold McFarland - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
Written in both English and Spanish, Alien Invaders is a look at the world of insects. If there are aliens on the earth then perhaps they are insects with their bizarre appearance and habits. This is a look through a young child's eyes at how insects could be viewed as aliens. I really like the books of this series that have complete English and Spanish texts so a child can build their vocabulary in another language easily. Alien Invaders is a highly recommended children's book with wonderful illustrations and a real pleasure to read.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Creative, bilingual and extremely well illustrated children's book! 19 Sep 2006
By Cady Hayden - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
Informative book about the bugs that rule/live around us. This bilingual book has basic english sentences that are translated into spanish on the same page. It was fun to try to pronounce some of the words I was trying to learn in spanish. Bonnie Leick, illustrator, is absolutely amazingly talented. Her drawings are all dark but the color she uses brings out the importance of certain items and adds mystery to the alien bugs that live around us every day. There is also a vocabulary list on the last page of singular/plural nouns in english and spanish which makes this entire book educational in a fun and creative way.
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback