Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice

Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice

by Mike Maihack


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Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack

A funny, action-packed graphic novel featuring a young Cleopatra -- yes, THAT Cleopatra -- who's transported to the future and learns it's up to her to save the galaxy!

When a young Cleopatra (yes, THAT Cleopatra) finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, REALLY far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian. She enrolls in Yasiro Academy, a high-tech school with classes like algebra, biology, and alien languages (which Cleo could do without), and combat training (which is more Cleo's style). With help from her teacher Khensu, Cleo learns what it takes to be a great leader, all while trying to figure out how she's going to get her homework done, make friends, and avoid detention!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545528436
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/29/2014
Series: Cleopatra in Space Series , #1
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 237,057
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Mike Maihack is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design, and CLEOPATRA IN SPACE is his first graphic novel. He lives in Tampa, Florida, with his family. Visit him online at

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Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome freaking cats
JillJemmett 3 months ago
This book is a really cool combination of ancient Egypt and science fiction. Cleopatra travels in time from ancient Egypt into the future. She is a teenager, and struggles with her studies and the fact that she will become queen, and she is shocked when she lands thousands of years in the future. Her surprise at time travel wasn’t too dramatic but I think if it really happened to her, she would have been freaking out rather than adjusting to her new life just fine. I flew through this book. It was really funny at times. There were lots of talking cats in charge of the school! Cleopatra was quite the fighter, which made for some exciting scenes. I also never imagined that space in the future would look so similar to ancient Egypt. This story was very fast paced, with lots of stuff packed in! I’ll definitely be continuing this series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked that it's about an Egyptian princess who gets telephoto into the future to a different planet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a good book because it talks about a girl fighting weird creatures in space.