Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien

Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien

by Martin Tiller
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Overview

Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien by Martin Tiller

Grey Beard the pirate, arguing classmates, science work, and a Three-Headed Alien that is intent on blowing up the world, all make Kevin's week. Oh yeah, then there are the illegal fireworks. Is Kevin going to make it through?

Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien continues the story of Kevin, from Kevin and the Seven Lions, and introduces Jared, Sam, TJ and Sarah. Follow Kevin as his classmates discover that he writes down his daydreams and decides that Kevin needs to share his work, despite Kevin's determination to keep his work quiet.

Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien is an 11,000 word early chapter book, with illustrations by Carla Tracy, leveled for third and fourth grade readers. Chapters are 1-3 pages each. It is a story of friendship, and the joy of creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615826295
Publisher: Seven Lions Publishing
Publication date: 06/13/2013
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Martin Tiller currently teaches elementary school in Virginia. He is the author of Kevin and the Seven Lions, and Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien.

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Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I received Kevin and the Three-Headed Alien as a winner of the goodreads book giveaway, so I wanted to leave a review with my thoughts on the work. The book is a cute story depicting the struggles we most often face as writers - the unnerving time when we finally choose to let others read our work. The main character, a young boy, faces his fear of putting his work out there and decides to let a friend read his work. He is bolstered by his friend's approval and decides to work together with others to make his work into a screenplay. The story is fun and a great read for kids who are interested in the process of becoming an author. While the writing is a bit dry for young children, I appreciate the efforts made throughout the book to show positive relationships. The characters work well together and are even able to gracefully work out differences in opinion within themselves. I was especially appreciative (as a parent reading this) that the main character's parents caution him in the end about putting his video online (something many children do without thought of later consequences). All in all, this is a cute story good for encouraging kids with a natural knack for writing, creating, drawing, and collaborating.
mothertreesaTE More than 1 year ago
(Morgan age 11) rates this book 4.5 stars Kevin is an imaginer who writes his dreams in his note book. His friends decided to make a movie about Kevins dreams and finds a three headed alien. They decide to make the movie about outer space and everyone wants a part in it.  My favorite part is when they find out about the movie and spread it to there friends but Kevin,the dreamer, doesn't want everyone to know. I would recremend this book to other readers. This book gives kids an open view of the story and is fun to read. 4.5 star