Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!

Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!

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Overview

From the creators of New York Times bestseller Moon's First Friends comes a new, heartwarming story about the little red planet who just wants a pet!

In a solar system full of planets, Mars feels all alone. No one has time to play with him. Will he ever get a playmate?

Mars' First Friends is a universal story about man's—and Mars'—best friends—our beloved pets. In this sweet solar system book, Mars is lonely and just wants someone to play with, but the planets are all too busy. That is until Earth sends her little brother Mars his first friends: the rovers Spirit and Opportunity! With its darling prose and charming illustrations, this book offers a new take on the Mars rovers stories, and also includes educational back matter with an abundance of information about the solar system, Mars, and his real-life pets—NASA's rovers!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781728205182
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 145,962
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Susanna Leonard Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of Moon's First Friends, as well as many other award-winning books for children.  She does frequent school and library visits, teaches picture book writing, and offers picture book critiques.  She lives in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley with her children and two rescue dogs.

Elisa Paganelli attended the Art Institute in Modena and the illustration course at IED European Institute of Design in Turin, Italy, and has worked as a creative designer since she was a young student. Over the years, she has run a design shop and studio, received awards as a young female entrepreneur, and today works as an illustrator full time from her office accompanied by her dogs and cats.

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