Visit to Another Planet by Jean-Philippe Philippe Delhomme, Jean-Philippe Delhomme |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Visit to Another Planet

Visit to Another Planet

by Jean-Philippe Philippe Delhomme, Jean-Philippe Delhomme
     
 

In this brilliant picture book for readers of all ages, acclaimed illustrator and humorist Jean-Philippe Delhomme imagines a parallel alien world where things aren't quite as they seem. Providing a tour of this odd planet is a precocious kid from Earth who is on a family vacation. Readers will delight in learning about bizarre alien creatures, who are green all

Overview

In this brilliant picture book for readers of all ages, acclaimed illustrator and humorist Jean-Philippe Delhomme imagines a parallel alien world where things aren't quite as they seem. Providing a tour of this odd planet is a precocious kid from Earth who is on a family vacation. Readers will delight in learning about bizarre alien creatures, who are green all over with enormous circular snouts the size of dinner plates. They drink green minty milk, and get their chewing gum from bushes but their world is also full of computers, fast cars, and skyscrapers. In the end, our narrator discovers that these aliens actually have a lot in common with humans.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 2-4-"We usually go to Connecticut. But this year, we are taking our family vacation on another planet." Readers then follow this Earth family's atypical vacation-seeing sites, eating green hot dogs, and picking wild chewing gum from bushes. Delhomme takes great pains to emphasize the differences and similarities between the two worlds but at times goes overboard in doing so, resulting in a flat, somewhat repetitious text. His distinctive paintings feature elongated figures, both human and alien. Vibrant, bold greens, reds, golds, and blues dominate this otherworld. Children may enjoy the idea of vacationing on another planet, but there's not enough here to sustain interest or warrant purchase.-Meghan R. Malone, Turner Free Library, Randolph, MA Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935112467
Publisher:
Callaway Editions, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1900
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
11.80(w) x 6.82(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >