Willy Maykit in Space?

Willy Maykit is stranded on Planet Ed during a class trip to outer space. But will he be able to outwit the monsters inhabiting Ed and find his way back home? Find out in this hilarious new novel by Greg Trine, illustrated by James Burks.

Earth-dwelling fourth-grader Willy Maykit couldn’t be more excited about his school field trip to Planet Ed. Willy’s class will blast off for the afternoon, learn about outer space, and be home in time for dinner. But when he wanders off on his own, Willy ends up being left behind on Ed! Can Willy, along with his classmate Cindy and an alien boy named Norp, outsmart the big hungry monsters on Ed until someone rescues them? With a little help from an android who likes knock-knock jokes and a seagull with terrific aim, they just might!

Read an Excerpt!:

Willy Maykit in Space (Excerpt) by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

“The cartoon-style illustrations are amusing and plentiful and will attract reluctant and enthusiastic readers alike.” —School Library Journal

“Readers new to chapter books and who like to laugh often will most likely find Willy’s story peppered with just enough silly humor to keep the pages turning.” —Kirkus

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