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Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!

Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!


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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! One of this year's best Mars books for kids!

In a solar system full of planets, Mars feels all alone. All Mars wants is someone to play with, but all of the planets are just too busy. Mars can't help but wonder...will he ever get a playmate? Until one day, Earth sends her little brother Mars his first friends: the rovers Spirit and Opportunity!

Learn about Mars' rovers through this universal story about man's—and Mars'—best friends—our beloved pets! With its charming prose and beautiful illustrations, this sweet solar system book is the perfect book for little adventurers searching for more books on pets and space books for kids.

Why readers love Mars' First Friends:
  • An educational and heartwarming story about Mars' rovers told from the unique perspective of Mars itself!
  • Educational back matter includes out-of-this world facts about the solar system, Mars, and his real-life pets—NASA's rovers
  • A sweet introduction to the solar system family makes this a great family read aloud perfect for bedtime

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781728205182
    Publisher: Sourcebooks
    Publication date: 06/02/2020
    Pages: 40
    Sales rank: 228,035
    Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
    Lexile: AD1130L (what's this?)
    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. A frequent visitor to schools and libraries, she teaches picture-book writing and offers picture-book critiques. She currently resides with her children and two rescue dogs in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley.

    A diverse cast of individuals worked together to achieve the brilliant sound and performances contained in this audiobook.

    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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