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Space Taxi: Archie's Alien Disguise

By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer (Hardcover Book, 2015)
Archie Morningstar's dad drives a taxi through outer space! And with the help of a talking cat named Pockets, Archie and his dad help fight crime across the universe.

In the third book in the series, Archie, his dad, and Pockets visit a planet that resembles medieval Earth in every way but its inhabitants, who have rainbow colored hair and extra eyes. To beat the evil organization B.U.R.P., the trio must disguise themselves as aliens and rescue a princess! When Archie must act on his own, can he find the courage to save the day?
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $15.00 US/$17.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316243261

    • On Sale Date: 04/14/2015

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Archie Morningstar's dad drives a taxi through outer space! And with the help of a talking cat named Pockets, Archie and his dad help fight crime across the universe.

In the third book in the series, Archie, his dad, and Pockets visit a planet that resembles medieval Earth in every way but its inhabitants, who have rainbow colored hair and extra eyes. To beat the evil organization B.U.R.P., the trio must disguise themselves as aliens and rescue a princess! When Archie must act on his own, can he find the courage to save the day?

Wendy Mass has written lots of books for kids. Michael Brawer is a teacher who drives space taxis on the side. They live in New Jersey with their two kids and two cats, none of whom have left the solar system.
  • Praise for Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue:

    * With wacky adventure, imaginative settings and wildly varied ETs, this series has endless potential. Archie's sense of wonder and dedication to his newfound responsibility are inspirational. Line drawings and a trio of science facts further enhance this enjoyable interstellar romp. Its likable hero is just one reason to love this intergalactic space adventure."
    (Kirkus, starred review).

  • Praise for Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight:

    * "This first volume in a series has humor, adventure, and big appeal...Overall, this blend of rollicking adventure and a splash of science will make this series a hit with young readers."
    (LMC, starred review).

  • "Zany adventures, a wacky plot and plenty of slapstick humor make this a quick, enjoyable read. A solid start to a new chapter-book series."
    (Kirkus).

  •  "Out-of-this-world fun." (Publishers Weekly).

  • "The plotting never overdoes it, the surprises are gentle, and the humor is always on target for a young demographic." (Booklist).

  • Praise for Pi in the Sky:

    "Could be a Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy for kids...Science and absurdity frolic together to gleeful effect."
    (Kirkus).

  • "Finally, confirmation of what I've long suspected, that pie is the secret of life. Wendy Mass has written a wonderfully wacky book that will leave you hungry for more."
    (
    Pseudonymous Bosch, author of The Name of This Book Is Secret
    ).

  • "Wendy Mass is a treasure. Read her books and you'll be the richer for it."
    (
    Trenton Lee Stewart, author of The Mysterious Benedict Society
    ).

  • Praise for The Candymakers:

    "A real page-turner...Give this mouthwatering confection to children who like Trenton Stewart'sThe Mysterious Benedict Society."
    (School Library Journal).

  • "[R]eveals a multitude of mysteries...Attentive, candy-loving readers will be richly rewarded." (Booklist).

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Space Taxi: Archie's Alien Disguise
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $15.00 US/$17.00 CAN
  • Pages: 128
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316243261
  • On Sale Date: 04/14/2015
Space Taxi: Archie's Alien Disguise