Brand: Puffin Books

Product Code: 9780698114180

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Brief Description:
Commander Toad and the crew of Star Warts are asked to rout out Tip Toad, Space Fleet's greatest and most elusive spy.

Brief Description:
"Originally published in 1986 by Coward-McCann, Inc."--T.p. verso.

Brief Description:
"A Reading Rainbow selection"--Back cover.

Biographical Note:
Jane Yolen is an author of children's books, fantasy, and science fiction, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children's literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century.

Jane Yolen's books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award among many others.

Review Quotes:
"This time Commander Toad is in seach of an intergalactic spy who is his cousin. . . . As usual, Yolen plays amusing games with words." -- Booklist

"Children will be delighted to discover puns in the illustrations." -- School Library Journal

Publisher Marketing:
"A funny space adventure that spoofs Star Wars while providing an easy-to-read story." --Booklist

The Star Warts is on a dangerous mission to an intergalactic spy convention, to find Agent 0071/2. Not only is he Space Fleet's greatest spy and a master of disguise, but he is also Commander Toad's cousin, Tip Toad. It's essential that no other spy see Agent 0071/2 without his disguise. Will Commander Toad be able to recognize his cousin in time?.

Fans of DK Readers: LEGO Star Wars, Tom Angleberger's Origami Yoda, and silliness will toad-ally love Commander Toad!