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by Tammi Sauer

illustrated by Goro Fujita


When you least expect it, something special will get your attention. Your alien will be back.


He will invite you over for a play date.


Once you land, you will say hello to your alien’s family. They will greet you in their own way.


Then your alien will offer you a snack.

You’ll sample a few things but will politely decline anything that stares back at you.


Your alien will share his toys.

Then you will introduce him to some of yours.


Afterward, the two of you will build a fort that is truly stellar.


Your alien will show you around his neighborhood.


Some things will remind you of home.

But other things will be completely new.


Your alien will want you to meet some of his friends.


Seeing all of them will make you feel a little alienated.


October 2016 When you least expect it, something special will get your attention. Your alien will be back. He will invite you over for a play date. Come along on an out-of-this-world experience! In this heartwarming sequel to the critically acclaimed Your Alien, it’s the human boy’s turn to visit the extraterrestrial’s home planet—and to feel like an outsider. But with a little help from his very best friend in the whole universe, our young hero finds a way to fit in. Like the two irresistible characters, readers will have the ride of their lives. Author appearance at ALA Annual Conference • National print and online publicity

campaign • National book tour • Trade advertising campaign • Activity kit featuring

material from Your Alien and Your Alien Returns • Digital focus on children’s book review and mommy blogs • Heavy author promotion on tammisauer.com and @SauerTammi

Tammi Sauer is the author of many Sterling books, including Your Alien, Mary Had a Little Glam, Chicken

Dance, Bawk & Roll, and Cowboy Camp. She is an active blogger (tammisauer.com) and highly involved in the children’s writer community, in addition to being a great promoter of her own books. Tammi has worked as a teacher and library media specialist, but now writes full time. She lives in Edmond, OK, with three of her favorite Earthlings. Goro Fujita was born in Japan and moved with his family to Germany when he was three years old. He has

been fascinated by drawing ever since he was a little child. In 2008 he moved to California, where he works as a book illustrator, animator, and art director on virtual reality experiences. Rumor has it that he leaves Earth once a month to take art classes on an alien planet. Visit him online at area-56.de. Goro lives in San Jose, CA.

OCTOBER 2016 Juvenile / Picture Books $14.95 ($16.95 Canada) Hardcover with Jacket 10" × 10" • 40 pages ISBN 9781454911302

For publicity inquiries, contact Lauren Tambini at (646) 688-2464 or ltambini@sterlingpublishing.com. DISCLAIMER Reviewers are reminded that changes may be made in this uncorrected proof before books are printed. If any material from the book is to be quoted in a review, the quotation should be checked against the final bound book. Dates, prices, and manufacturing details are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Your Alien Returns  

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