Here Come the Aliens!
A verse story about aliens invading the Earth. The aliens are coming! A fleet of spaceships, full of fearsome creatures, is heading towards Earth - ... Show synopsis A verse story about aliens invading the Earth. The aliens are coming! A fleet of spaceships, full of fearsome creatures, is heading towards Earth - and what a bizarre bunch these aliens are. They come in all shapes and sizes: some are tall, some are squat; some are wobbly like jelly, some have two heads, some have eyeballs stuck on stalks; some are bald, some are hairy; some are purple, some blue, some sickly green; some squeak, some squawk, some squelch and all of them slobber quite revoltingly when they eat. They're ugly and mean and they've only got one thing in their simple brains: to conquer the human race. But, what's this? A piece of paper floats by them as they approach Earth and, suddenly the aliens are going! What could it be that sends them into such hasty retreat? Why, a picture of a class of human schoolchildren! Colin McNaughton has written and illustrated "There's an Awful Lot of Weirdos in our Neighbourhood", "Who's Been Sleeping in My Porridge?" and "Making Friends with Frankenstein" (winner of the 1994 British Book Design and Production Children's Book Award), "Have You Seen Who's Just Moved In Next Door To Us?(winner of the 1991 Emil/Kurt Maschler Award), "Jolly