Archie Morningstar learns a big family secret and helps save the universe. All before breakfast!
It's not every day a regular kid like Archie gets to wake up at midnight. But today is Take Your Kid to Work Day, and Archie is finally allowed to ride along in his dad's taxi cab. He has been waiting eight years, eight months, and eight days for this moment to arrive.
But he's about to discover his dad is no ordinary cab driver...In fact, he drives an intergalactic space taxi! All night long, he shuttles aliens from one corner of the universe to another. And being a space taxi copilot is no easy task: Archie must steer them into wormholes, keep them from crashing into planets, deal with a very unusual cat...and save the universe from an evil mastermind!
Space Taxi marks the debut of a brand new chapter book series from New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass and teacher Michael Brawer, filled with humor, adventure, and plenty of science to impress your friends and teachers!
About the Author
Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, Every Soul a Star, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, and A Mango-Shaped Space.
Michael Brawer is a teacher in New Jersey. He and Wendy live in New Jersey with their children.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight was written by Wendy Mass and Michael Brawer, read by Eason Rytter, and illustrated by Elise Gravel. This is the exciting tale of Archie Morningstar. Archie has been waiting for almost nine years for this special day: Take Your Kid To Work Day! He is about to discover a family secret. His dad is a cab driver, but not just any cab driver, an intergalactic cab driver. Archie and his dad spend their nights picking up aliens and taking them from one end of the universe to another. As the co-pilot, Archie guides the taxi into wormholes and keeps them from crashing. Archie must deal with a very unusual cat, but that’s not all - he must also save the world from a criminal mastermind. Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight is an exciting tale filled with imagination. This is the first book in a new series. Young readers will eagerly want to read this book. It encourages children to use their imaginations. Space Taxi is a great chapter book filled with humor, adventure, thrills and even science. Your children will be learning as they are entertained. The physical book is 106 pages long and the audio book is 1 hour and 9 minutes. Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, Every Soul a Star, Jeremy and A Mango-Shaped Space. I would be remiss if I did not mention the illustrations which are brightly colored and fun. Elise Gravel is very talented. Eason Rytter lends his voice to this tale, adding just the right amount of inflection.
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