Kw-logo-smaller

Spaceheadz Book Review

Aug 28, 2010

Pick up a copy of SPHDZ Book #1, the first in a new series, SPACEHEADZ, by Jon Scieszka (made extra-strength by Francesco Sedita and illustrated by Shane Prigmore), and you can instantly tell this isn’t your ordinary, run-of-the-mill alien book. Nope, it’s much, much weirder than that!


Spacey Story

SPACEHEADZ tells the tale of Michael K., a Grade 5 guy who's starting at a new school. When he tries to make friends, he ends up hanging out with two very odd kids who say they're aliens. Bob and Jennifer (and a hamster) decide to recruit Michael to help them convince over 3,140,001 kids to be SPHDZ. If he doesn't agree to help, the aliens threaten to turn off the whole world!


While Michael is trying to deal with the aliens, fit in at school, get his parents to understand him and, of course, save the world, Agent Umber shows up with a plan to catch some extraterrestrials in order to prove himself in his job. He provides some great comic relief in this story, because he is just an accident waiting to happen.


Web Extras

The SPACEHEADZ series isn't just books - it's also got a bunch of bonus virtual tie-ins that can help you get way more fun out of your reading experience!

  • At www.sphdz.com, you can sign up to be a SPHDZ and help stop the Earth from being turned off. You'll even be assigned your very own "secret agent"-type name!
  • At www.antialienagency.com, you can see what the government is doing to protect the Earth from the alien menace. This site actually does look like an official government site.
  • At www.mrshalleyscomets.com, you can see Michael K.'s fifth-grade class website. This one is pretty cute too and so looks like a teacher's website with pictures of artwork and announcements.

Video: Spaceheadz Trailer



Enter Kidzworld's Spaceheadz Prize Pack Giveaway today!!

Get it now: SPHDZ Book #1! (Spaceheadz)


Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

juliajem

juliajem wrote:

FUNNY BOOK
commented: Thu Jan 12, 2012

*Ashlie Sparkles*
i had this it was a library book but i lost it :/
commented: Thu Dec 01, 2011

marzi123

marzi123 wrote:

looks cool book
commented: Sun Nov 28, 2010

there are 4 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1126851838765

Coolest Space Aliens? Vote!

  • Freaky green martians are 'da bomb!
  • Huge-eyed grey aliens are the coolest.
  • The aliens in Star Wars all rock.

related stories

Micro_ben10 cd final logo_online micro
The new ULTIMATE Aliens from the Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction video game are here!
We love a good sci-fi flick that takes place in space or features aliens or creatures from other ...
What would you do if a team of small, intelligent aliens invaded your attic? Kidzworld takes an i...

Random in the forums

Miley143
Miley143 posted in Say Anything:
Lol I kinda miss it haha
reply 30 minutes
Shaiyur
Shaiyur posted in Say Anything:
School is like my worst nightmare(besides ghosts... :). )
reply about 1 hour
vampirewitch
Mostly Google Chrome. 
reply about 1 hour
poke_girl47
Computer: Mozilla Firefox iPod: Google
reply about 1 hour
Team Audi #46
Windows/Mac OS X: Google Chrome Phone: CM Browser - Main Next Browser Dolphin Browser
reply about 1 hour

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...