(read the small notice, printed
- oddly - in green): A small space ship, about eight feet long, built
by a boy, or by two boys, between the ages of eight and eleven...."
A wonderful series of books (* * * * *
) by Eleanor Cameron
, just the right thing
to get a 10- or 11-year old interested in reading. The books center
around three characters:
Mr. Bass, an odd little man with a greenish pallor
David Topman and Chuck Masterson, two boys from Pacific Grove who
build a spaceship for Mr Bass, in answer to a newspaper ad.
The series consists of five books altogether:
Although most of the books are out of print, a decent library should have
them all. When my brother and I finally found a copy of Time and
, we fought over who would get to read it first. Harry Potter
eat your heart out