A group of friends is driving to a private lake for nighttime fishing when a meteor impacts nearby. Meteors can bring thousands of dollars to those lucky eugh to find them--after all, they're just oozing with valuable minerals. But this one is oozing with something else, too--something from the darkest corners of space. Listen up as Professor Igor shares his favorite tale of extraterrestrial terror! This series of hi-lo books is sure to grab the attention of any reluctant reader--and refuse to let go until the final page. Each book includes discussion and writing questions, a glossary, and educational back matter.
Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight, Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher's Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. And he has won awards for his board books for the earliest learners, Duck Goes Potty and Bear Says Thank You! Dahl has written and edited numerous graphic novels for younger readers, authored the Library of Doom adventure series, the Dragonblood books, Trollhunters, and the Hocus Pocus Hotel mystery/comedy series. Dahl has spoken at schools, libraries, and conferences across the US and the UK, including ALA, AASL, IRA, and Renaissance Learning. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota in a haunted house. Igor Sinkovec was born in Slovenia in 1978. As a kid, he dreamt of becoming a truck driver--or failing that, an astronaut. As it turns out, he got stuck behind a drawing board -- so sometimes he draws semi trucks and space shuttles. Igor makes his living as an illustrator. Most of his work involves illustrating books for kids. He lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia.