King of Space by Jonny Duddle

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The universe is about to be conquered . . .by a six year old.

Rex may look like an average six-year-old, living on his parents’ moog farm and going to mini intergalactic citizen school, but he knows he’s destined to become . . . the King of Space! With the help of his unsuspecting friends, Rex begins his conquest of the known worlds. And when he goes too far, only one person can save him from the wrath of the Galactic Alliance — Mom!

About Jonny Duddle

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Jonny Duddle was a concept artist for Aardman Animations' feature film The Pirates! Band of Misfits, starring Hugh Grant. He has also written two popular picture books, The Pirate Cruncher and the best-selling The Pirates Next Door, which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2012. He lives in Wales with his wife and their two little girls.
Published March 12, 2013 by Templar. 44 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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Sick of his status as an intergalactic dung-shoveler, a young boy makes plans to become the King of Space.

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Duddle (The Pirates Next Door) has an imagination that works overtime and the drafting skills to render in gleaming detail any spaceship, robot, or weapon he can dream up. While Rex, the hero of this

Feb 11 2013 | Read Full Review of King of Space

K-Gr 4—In this wild sci-fi picture book, scheming Rex lives with his family on a moog farm situated on a moon in the Gamma Quadrant. The six-year-old tricks his alien pal, Blip, into helping him build a "Dastardly Dung-Ray" and into equipping Rex's warbots with dung blasters. With these invention...

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