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A 20th anniversary edition of the classic, bestselling story of a boy and the alien who happens to live in his nose.
How do you shut up when your nose is doing all the talking?
Alan is not big or strong. He hates playing soccer and can barely keep up in math class. Moreover, he's fodder for every bully for miles around. But all that changes the day Norbert, an alien from Jupiter, comes to earth on an exploration mission and moves into . . . Alan's nose. Soon Alan isn't acting like himself, but is Norbert really to blame? Loud, pushy and hilarious, Norbert teaches Alan to stand up for himself, even when the odds are stacked against him.
RICHARD SCRIMGER is the award-winning author of over twenty books for children and adults. His works have been translated in many languages and have been critically acclaimed around the world. His first children's novel, The Nose from Jupiter, won the 10th Annual Mr. Christie's Book Award. His novel From Charlie's Point of View was a CLA Honor Book and was chosen as one of the "Best of the Best" by the Chicago Public Library. Viminy Crowe's Comic Book was listed as a Top Shelf Honoree by VOYA Magazine. His books Ink Me and The Wolf and Me are part of the Seven series with six other well-known authors. The author lives in Toronto, ON.
One of CCBC’S Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2019)