Can of Worms
Fellow citizens of the galaxy: I do not belong on this planet. I am being held against my will, trapped by ignorance and cruelty. You must save me. Take me away from this. I am desperately in need of your assistance. Please help me. Mike Pillsbury.
When a frustrated plea to the universe attracts a motley crew of aliens determined to rescue him, Mike Pillsbury decides he isn't quite ready to relinquish life on Earth. Will his visitors, who all have something at stake, let him stay?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - megjwal - LibraryThing
This science fiction book is about a boy named Mike Pillsbury who is obsessed with his stories of the galaxy. He believes in them so much so he asks the fellow citizens of the universe to rescue him ... Read full review
CAN OF WORMSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A misfit seventh grader's half-serious conviction that he's an alien proves well-founded in this wild, slime-and-monster-filled romp from Mackel (A Season Of Comebacks, 1997). The tales Mike spins to ... Read full review