Faraway friends / Russ Cox.

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  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Sheldon's best friend has moved away, possibly to Jupiter, so Sheldon and his dog, Space Cadet Jet, build a spaceship to go for a visit but things go awry until they spy an alien life form, ready to help.
    • ISBN:
      9781632204080 (hardback)
      1632204088 (hardback)
      163220827X (Ebook)
      9781632208279 (Ebook)
    • Accession Number:
      2014033687
    • Accession Number:
      ocn890180837
      890180837
    • Accession Number:
      fay.461750
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      COX, R. Faraway friends. [s. l.]: Sky Pony Press, 2015. ISBN 9781632204080. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750. Acesso em: 1 abr. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Cox R. Faraway Friends. Sky Pony Press; 2015. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750. Accessed April 1, 2020.
    • APA:
      Cox, R. (2015). Faraway friends. Sky Pony Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Cox, Russ. 2015. Faraway Friends. Sky Pony Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750.
    • Harvard:
      Cox, R. (2015) Faraway friends. Sky Pony Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750 (Accessed: 1 April 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Cox, R 2015, Faraway friends, Sky Pony Press, viewed 1 April 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Cox, Russ. Faraway Friends. Sky Pony Press, 2015. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Cox, Russ. Faraway Friends. Sky Pony Press, 2015. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Cox R. Faraway friends [Internet]. Sky Pony Press; 2015 [cited 2020 Apr 1]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.461750

Reviews

PW Reviews 2015 March #5

Has Sheldon's best friend really moved away to Jupiter? Sheldon gets the idea when he sees "Jupiter Moving Co." on the moving van, and he immediately launches an elaborate backyard fantasy based on that assumption. With his dog, Jet, lending support, Sheldon builds a rocket out of a grill, a garbage can, and Jet's doghouse, and together they take off for the far end of the solar system. Jupiter remains elusive as a destination, but Sheldon makes a discovery that's far more important than anything extraterrestrial: a new, like-minded neighbor back on Earth. Illustrator Cox (Merry Moosey Christmas), making his first foray into writing, is a steady-as-she-goes kind of storyteller—there's little in his text that the pictures aren't already showing, and the relationship between Sheldon and Jet offers few surprises. Still, the story has lots of good-hearted energy (Cox employs comics-style panel sequences to move the action forward briskly), and Sheldon's go-getter personality generates just enough momentum to provide narrative liftoff. Ages 3–6. Agent: Jodell Sadler, Sadler Children's Literary. (May)

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