The True Meaning of Smekday

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A&C Black, Sep 12, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 400 pages
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Aliens have invaded Earth and instructed all of the humans to move to Florida. They landed on Christmas Day – now named Smekday, after the glorious leader of the Boovs, Captain Smek. Gratuity Tucci doesn't want to be shipped off to Florida in a rocketpod. She has a plan . . . Luckily Gratuity can drive – she nails tin cans to her shoes to reach the pedals. She had to learn after her mum was abducted by the aliens. So begins an epic journey with a brilliant girl hero, a cat named Pig and a friendly Boov who's taken the human name J.Lo, all determined to save the Earth from a much bigger threat . . .

This original, imaginative and wonderfully wacky sci-fi adventure inspired the major motion picture, HOME
 

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A very fun read. This book will be appreciated by adults as well as children. Adam takes pot shots at a number of contemporary conventions. His illustrations add depth to the readers experience.Make sure to set aside enough time because once you start reading you well have trouble stopping. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
9
Section 3
11
Section 4
19
Section 5
26
Section 6
46
Section 7
118
Section 8
123
Section 15
232
Section 16
251
Section 17
252
Section 18
256
Section 19
259
Section 20
299
Section 21
303
Section 22
314

Section 9
146
Section 10
170
Section 11
183
Section 12
192
Section 13
200
Section 14
216
Section 23
315
Section 24
403
Section 25
414
Section 26
417
Section 27
420
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Adam Rex is an award-winning US author and illustrator. The True Meaning of Smekday is his first novel, but his brilliant picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich is a New York Times bestseller. He is the illustrator of Neil Gaiman's wonderful new picture book, Chu's Day. He lives with his wife in Philadelphia, USA.

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