The Babysitter From Another Planet

Author & Illustrator: Stephen Savage
Publisher: Neal Porter Books
Genre: Children
ISBN: 978-0-8234-4147-1
Pages: 32
Price: 17.99

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Mom and Dad are going to the movies, so they call the babysitter. But the kids don’t realize she’s from another planet. After a little while, they realize she can do cool things, and soon the kids adore her. So when their parents go out the next time, they’re no longer content with a human babysitter. They make a quick call to the babysitter from another planet, and she has a new surprise for them.

This cute tale lets kids imagine the possibilities of interaction with an alien being. It would also be a great story for bedtime, since many of the activities the kids engage in are nighttime routines. The Babysitter From Another Planet is a fun read.

Reviewer: Alice Berger