Space Taxi: Archie's Alien Disguise

Space Taxi

Book 3
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Archie Morningstar's dad drives a taxi through outer space! And with the help of a talking cat named Pockets, Archie and his dad help fight crime across the universe.
In the third book in the series, Archie, his dad, and Pockets visit a planet that resembles medieval Earth in every way but its inhabitants, who have rainbow colored hair and extra eyes. To beat the evil organization B.U.R.P., the trio must disguise themselves as aliens and rescue a princess! When Archie must act on his own, can he find the courage to save the day?
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About the author

Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, Every Soul a Star, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, and A Mango-Shaped Space.
Michael Brawer is a teacher in New Jersey. He and Wendy live in New Jersey with their children.
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Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Published on
Apr 14, 2015
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9780316243278
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Cats
Juvenile Fiction / Science & Technology
Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction
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This content is DRM protected.
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