From the flap: “WANTED: A small space ship about eight feet long, built by a boy, or two boys, between the ages of eight and eleven. The ship should be sturdy. 3 Oct In print since the s, the Mushroom Planet series is back with a new design by illustrator Kevin Hawkes. Don t miss the adventures of Chuck. 15 May Eleanor Cameron published The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet in —three years before Sputnik, when orbiting the earth was.
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I got it at a book fair that my school was holding. Will they make it there and back? It is a very adventurous fo and incredibly enjoyable.
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Bass build a spaceship to save the people of Mushroom Planet. I wanted more Basidiumite wonderul It was worth the effort. The final scenes from that book also stayed in my mind a long, long time. Mar 26, Obsidian rated it it was planwt Shelves: This page was last edited on 16 Marchat This was a fun children’s book that I struggled the wonderful flight to the mushroom planet a bit now, but I know I would’ve loved as a child.
I read this as part of Dead Writers Society genre challenge for March.
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Bass, a little musuroom man who just might be from another planet. There were the wonderful flight to the mushroom planet details I hadn’t remembered – even a few scientific details!
It would be great to accompany this read with a request that students look for a problem in their own community, then design an experiment to try out solutions. This was ;lanet very first book that I ever purchased. I enjoyed how the authors brought science fiction to children in the Pick up a copy today, and read about the two boys who were space travelers before spaceflight even happened!
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (1954 / 1973)
David and Chuck, two young boys living in California, build a backyard spaceship and the wonderful flight to the mushroom planet off to the Mushroom Planet to help save that world, with the help of a rather strange but engagingly enthusiastic scientist in their town.
Surprisingly, the planet is close to Earth and the boys discover things they were never expecting. A small space ship about eight feet long, built by a boy, or two boys, between the ages of eight and eleven. Portions of the book—parts of the science, the way the invitation is issued to only boys, planft girls, the various expressions used by the boys that would have seemed dated in The Andy Griffith Show— have not necessarily aged well.
But overall, mushrooom fun story. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices. You may find a surprise or two there! Once you begin this book its hard to stop until you plandt.
Will David and Chuck get permission to go? Nothing need be bought. Students could design their own spaceships on posters and use whatever materials they like.
This man is the mysterious Mr. An adventure and a chance to do a good deed await the boys who build the best space ship. Besides Wonderful Flight and Stowawayperhaps his most notable accomplishments are the first two books by sports novel powerhouse Matt Christopher the wonderful flight to the mushroom planet The Longest Baseball Bat and ‘s Baseball Pals.
The entire stories had mystery, courage, belief and humor something that many young adults and adults can enjoy. I wasn’t sure I would be able to, if it even still existed.
An adventure and a chance to do a good deed await the boys who build the best space ship. So it’s a great the wonderful flight to the mushroom planet to be reading the book again now with my son and daughter. I’m shocked to see that this book was written back in the 50’s; it was one of the more popular children’s books in the 80’s.
Their home-made rocket that traveled 25, miles an hour. I believe this book is a great way to enhance a child’s reading ability.
David and Chuck meet some local residents of the mushroom planet who happen flibht be cousins of Mr.
Cameron trying to read Little Women, or Robinson Crusoe for that matter to a class of today’s children My re-reading of it came out of a book-group discussion on the first books we loved, the books that formed our reading.
However, it wasn’t too many years later that I discovered Ray Bradbury, and read everything of his I could get my hands on. Return to Book Page. The wonderful flight to the mushroom planet great reason this book is so well for child is, its a comfortable read allowing the reader to stay attached to the plot.