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“Good morning, class. Today we are going to learn about Earthlets.”

In this way, Dr Xargle, our friendly alien teacher, starts to teach his class about human babies. They must be wrapped in hair of a sheep to keep them warm. They eat egg-mangle from a prong. And they spend all day covering themselves in mud, banana and the fur of creatures called Tibbles and Marmaduke. Have you ever heard of anything so weird? Chortle along as Dr Xargle teaches his class of baffled little aliens about stinky baby Earthlets and their peculiar habits!

  • A hilarious classic from a picture book dream team
  • Jeanne Willis is the author of Who’s in the Loo?
  • Fabulously funny pictures by top artist Tony Ross
  • “A wonderful idea – a hoot a page.” Guardian

Product Details

Catalogue number

5398 in Rewards Catalogue 2017/18

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781849392921

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Date published

May 5th, 2011

Lexile measure

AD810L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

For more details see What is a lexile?.

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.3; Lower years; 0.5 points

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  • 32 pages
Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Tony Ross

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  1. Dora thumb 222

    lmdrld
    on 6 March 2013

    Dr Xargles is not from earth and he doesn’t know what humans are.