Under attack by pink goblins and a humongous spider, the Star-Fighters must rescue a girl trapped in the "pink palace." But when it turns out that the princess is ugly (but very nice) and Scilla's "Mr. Perfect" stepbrother is really wicked, the kids realize that evil can hide behind love--and beauty dwells in unlikely places. 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.In Episode Three, The Star-Fighters, under attack from pink goblins and Molgotha, a drooling giant octopod, must save a girl locked in a "pink palace." In a wacky adventure which takes them to a pink planet, through subterranean civilizations and into a modern day Dr. Frankenstein's laboratory, the Star-Fighters discover a dark secret and find beauty in the most unlikely beasts.
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!