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THE BOY WHO CRIED ALIEN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A prairie fire of wordplay engulfs Singer's otherwise silly tale of visiting aliens.Young Larry is a known liar, so no one believes him when he says an alien spaceship has landed in a nearby lake. "How corny, quaint, and uninspired. / I can't be fooled by stuff that tired," says someone who looks like he might be the mayor. And so, let the wordplay begin. Singer's poetic architecture is highly ... Read full review

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Review: The Boy Who Cried Alien

User Review  - Goodreads

An interesting idea for a story, though execution is a bit lengthy. A lot of text, so not for younger readers. I would recommend it as a read-aloud for second or third grade classrooms. Older kids might enjoy trying to decipher the aliens' language. Read full review

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