15 May Eleanor Cameron published The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet in —three years before Sputnik, when orbiting the earth was. The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet. Eleanor Cameron, Author Little, Brown Books for Young Readers $ (p) ISBN 12 Apr Science Fiction. It’s a popular genre and topic. Who doesn’t love rockets blasting off, robots saving the world, and aliens coming to Earth?.

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I actually had to request this book through interlibrary loan in order to revisit it. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices.

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Home About Help Search. I think if I read this at age 10 I would have probably said cute story and went back to my Nancy Drew books. Still, I find it wonderful that a book written before any real space exploration had occurred can still seem so futuristic. Eleanor Cameron ; Robert Henneberger Publisher: Please enter your name. She said on more than one occasion that she wished Henneberger had done all five books in the series.


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I was uninterested in the plot somewhat due to the terminology. I knew it might not be as magical as I remembered, but I decided to take the chance.

The readers are able to expand there imagination through mushroom planets, rocket ships suitable for children, and the mysterious sicknesses slowly bringing the natives on the planet to extinction.

The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet Author: The boys meet up with the king of the planet, the Great Ta, and end up solving the natives’ problem, before returning to Earth. Jul 20, Eric Tanafon rated it really liked it.

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Your request to send this item has been completed. The problem was that I was far too old for this book. Wonderfl didn’t it bother me, when I was girl of the right age to read this, that I wasn’t of the right gender? Re-reading this book as an adult, actually reading it with a child, I noticed two things. However, I did read many reviews online from past readers who loved the plot of this novel and remember it from their childhood.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. A story of fact and fiction. Find a plnaet in the library Finding libraries that hold this item There was rich vocabulary and terminology used throughout the novel, which would be great for fluent readers looking for something more challenging at their reading muehroom.

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Was the advertisement seen by the right boy? Paula I think I read this at a very young age. My first discovery of this plaanet was in reading the second book. That some comments at the beginning may be confusing for children who of course never knew of a time when we hadn’t yet gone to the moon.

Notify me of new comments via email. Lo and behold, on my birthday, a few weeks after the conversation, my wife handed me a copy of it, neatly wrapped.