When Beamer, Ghoulie, and Scilla take a shortcut home from school, they're chased by a horrible Cyclops-like creature. Entering a cavern, they find an amazing miniature world where everything's animated. But who's at the controls? Searching for the mastermind of this mini-universe leads them on a wild adventure and the discovery of a terrible secret! Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
The Star-Fighters of Murphy Street are Beamer, a California transplant to a weird Midwestern town, Scilla, the gangly tomboy next door, and Ghoulie, the class nerd. They have a spaceship-shaped tree house that's capable of taking them most anywhere in the universe! Hop in and blast off for fantastic outer space adventures in Star-Fighters of Murphy Street--the quirky, funny, fast-paced new trilogy by Robert West.
Know Your Star-FightersBeamer: California transplant to a weird Midwestern town. Feels like hes living on another planet. Scilla: the gangly tomboy next door. Ghoulie: the class nerd. Add one spaceship-shaped tree house capable of taking them most anywhere in the universe. Hop in and blast off for fantastic outer space adventures in Star-Fighters of Murphy Streetthe quirky, funny, fast-paced new trilogy by Robert West.Taking a shortcut home from school, the Star-Fighters are chased by a horrible one-eyed creature into a cavern that houses an entire miniature world. Everything is animatedcars, trucks, moon, clouds, starsbut no one is at the controls. Who would make such a thing and then abandon it?The Star-Fighters search leads them on a wild adventure to a palatial mansion within a wintry jungle that hides a terrible secreta secret that defines the limits of trusting God.
Rob West doesn't just write about tree ships. He sometimes retreats to write in the flying ship he built in his own back yard--it's the only place he can escape his wife, three sons (and their cronies), two dogs, three cats, two doves . . . and, when she chooses to drop in out of the sky, a duck!