Cakes in Space (Hardback)
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Cakes in Space (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 04/09/2014
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Astra's family are all snoring in their sleeping pods aboard their spaceship, but Astra is WIDE AWAKE. With her robot friend, Pilbeam, she goes off exploring and soon finds out the ship is in deep trouble. It's been knocked off course and invaded by a gang of Poglites, an alien salvage crew searching for spoonage (they just LOVE collecting spoons)! But even the Poglites need Astra's help when they discover something far more sinister lurking in the canteen. Sure, they're cakes; but no one would describe them as sweet. Another splendiferous adventure from dynamic duo, Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre, bursting with brilliant two-colour illustrations.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192734563
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 416 g
Dimensions: 193 x 135 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A fun-packed delight * Daily Telegraph *
A gloriously wacky story * The Times *
Immersive, richly textured and enormous fun. It's a great example of what illustrated children's novels can achieve. * The Guardian *
[A] rollicking voyage * Sunday Times *
Marvellous maritime adventure . . . dive in for lots of fun * The Daily Mail *
Adventure packed with eccentric characters and zany humour ... a visual and narrative feast * Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Evening Post *
Wonderful fun, endlessly imaginative and superbly illustrated * Parents in Touch *
A crazy, clever piece of storytelling * Teach Primary *
Marries the very different talents of Reeve and McIntyre to fabulous effect * 'Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide', The Bookseller *
A zany story, with matching fun-filled illustrations * Carousel *
Not to be missed * Angels and Urchins *
Children will love the chaotic fun and cartoonish illustrations in this fast paced fantasy * Daily Mail *
Illustrated in lovely amber tones, this is a deliciously silly book. * Korky Paul, Sunday Express S Magazine *
Hilarious adventure of carnivorous cakes on a spaceship * Imogen Russell Williams, Metro *
Bonkers-ly brilliant fun and fully illustrated with Sarah's wonderful two colour images, Cakes in Space is a star-baker type book! ... Blast off for an adventure like no other, complete with killer cupcakes! * WRD About Books *
This hilarious intergalactic adventure is filled with funny illustrations. * Andrea Rayner, The School Librarian *
Filled with brilliant illustrations and splendiferous spacey adventure, Cakes in Space is great for kids with their heads in the clouds. * Birmingham Mail *

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