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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure. Zita is determined to find her way home to earth, following the events of the first book. But things are never simple, and certainly never easy, in space.
Zita's exploits from her first adventure have made her an intergalactic megastar! But she's about to find out that fame doesn't come without a price. And who can you trust when your true self is being eclipsed by your public persona, and you've got a robot doppelganger wreaking havoc . . . while wearing your face?
Still, if anyone can find their way through this intractible mess of mistaken identity and alien invaders, it's the indomitable Zita, in Legends of Zita the Spacegirl.
Legends of Zita the Spacegirl is one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012.
About the Author
Ben Hatke's first graphic novel was Zita the Spacegirl. He has published comics stories in the Flight series as well as Flight Explorer. In addition to writing and drawing comics, he also paints in the naturalist tradition and, occasionally, performs one-man fire shows.
Hatke lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.
Reading Group Guide
In this sequel to Zita the Spacegirl, Zita tries to make her way home to Earth. But on her way there, she is impersonated by a robot who tries take her place and promises to save a whole planet. Meanwhile, Zita has to deal with her fluctuating public image—everyone thinks she’s either a hero or a villain—and it doesn’t help that it’s really the robot getting her in so much trouble.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I didn't personally read it, but anything that my 8 year old couldn't put down, AND asked for his own personal copy (he checked it out from his school library), is phenomenal in my eyes!