Hedgie Blasts Off!: Book summary and reviews of Hedgie Blasts Off! by Jan Brett

Hedgie Blasts Off!

by Jan Brett

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Hedgie Blasts Off! by Jan Brett
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More than anything Hedgie wants to be an astronaut and travel into space. He gets his chance the day the geyser, Big Sparkler, starts to sputter and fade, disappointing all the alien tourists, who fly to the tiny planet of Mikkop to throw coins into Big Sparkler and look at the strange flowers that survive on its sparkles.

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"Small groups can easily view the richly hued art, although many scenes merit closer inspection. Children will cheer for this intrepid hedgehog as he solves the problem of the plugged crater." - School Library Journal.

"Brett's exquisite artwork will easily draw children's interest, particularly in scenes of underdog, child-size Hedgie soaring triumphantly through the beautifully imagined depths of outer space." - Booklist.

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