Aliens…Where is Everybody?

Where is everybody? That’s the question the Italian scientist Enrico Fermi asked the world almost six decades ago. A question that has remained unanswered to this day.

But humans, curious creatures that we are have always wondered…Is there anybody out there? Alien obsession began over two thousand years ago, with…yes you’ve guessed it, the ancient Greeks. They started the debate about the existence of alien life on other planets. But the concept only really took off once Copernicus proved that all the planets rotate around the Sun.

Many famous astronomers, such as Kepler and Galileo discussed finding alien life elsewhere in the solar system. But they also had to be very careful not to upset the church. Later the ‘plurality of worlds,’ became a popular theory in which scientists discussed the idea that the whole universe should be full of intelligent life.

Astronomers discussed many ways of communicating with potential aliens on planets such as Mars and Venus. One idea called for mirrors with flashing lights to send signals into space. But it was not until 1974 that the first alien message was sent. Frank Drake used the 300-metre reflector dish in the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico to send the first CETI, (communication extra terrestrial intelligence) message. Since then many messages have been sent. But unfortunately we’re still waiting – many decades later – for a reply!

Today, radio is thought of as a better way of alien communication. Radio waves are less affected by cosmic dust and there is less of a radio background in outer space.

The idea of aliens has captured the world’s imagination for a long time, with many movies and science fiction books exploring aliens and alien invasions of Earth. On Sunday October 30, 1938, the United States went into mass hysteria, when the radio announced to its’ million listeners that a Martian invasion of our Earth was underway. People were terrified. They fled en masse in their cars, jamming the highways, fleeing the vengeful Martians. Until…Mr. Orson Welles, a director, came on air to tell people that they were actually listening to a play! This play was adapted from H.G. Welles famous novel, ‘War of the Worlds,’ -a great read to this day -a book which describes in detail, a Martian invasion of Earth!

Aliens have also fascinated Hollywood with hundreds of movies made about extra terrestrials, space and alien invasions. Check out any of the Star Wars movies, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Aliens and the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. If you prefer your aliens on the funnier side, definitely watch the hilarious Mars Attacks, Earth Girls are Easy and Aliens Ate my Homework!

But is there any evidence that real life aliens are actually out there, maybe even walking amongst us here on Earth? Well conspiracy theories are rampant, the most famous being UFO’s (Unidentified Flying Objects), some of which can be explained away as hot air balloons or even birds, but many of which baffle scientists to this day. Then there was the Roswell case, with its famous photograph of a dead alien and whispers of a government coverup. Unfortunately the photograph was later proven to be have been taken in a museum and the so-called dead alien turned out to be the mummified remains of a two year boy!

So for now the age old question of where is everybody… remains silent and unanswered. And the waiting for extra terrestrial contact goes on.

Evonne Blanchard is the author of Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace, Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon. These are the first three books in Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures, an exciting series of ten books set in outer space; for children ages 6-10.

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Amelia and Uglesnoo land on Mercury.  They meet the Merballs, the friendly aliens that live there.  All goes well until an asteroid hits their planet.  Amelia and Uglesnoo find themselves in deep trouble.  How will they convince the Merballs
of their innocence?  And how will they manage to collect the flying shoes, escape Mercury and continue their quest to save Uglesnoo’s sister?

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“Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale.”
—Kirkus Reviews. 

“…This third book is even more original, fun and creative! With aliens, different planets, a good dose of humor and excellent storytelling that is age-appropriate, this is one of the best kids series out there. The illustrations are pretty fun too and fit the story well.”
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Book One: Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace

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When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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Appealing Illustrations combine with lots of text to make this a great read for children transitioning from picture books to chapter books.” —Kirkus Reviews

The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

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Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

“A lively sequel offers a sure-handed blend of fantasy, humor, adventure, and an ingenious heroine.” Kirkus Reviews

5/5 star rating!  “Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage is a wonderful children’s book that will allow your kids to get started in the Sci-Fi genre… The story is intriguing and well thought out. All in all, the author did a great job of creating an engaging story that kept my kids interested. We are definitely looking forward to the next book!”- Examiner.com

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Amelia and Uglesnoo travel to Mercury. All goes well until an Asteroid hits…

 

Evonne Blanchard is the author of Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace, Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon.  

These are the first three books in Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures, an exciting series of ten books set in outer space; for children ages 6-10.

Ever wondered if aliens exist? What if one needed your help? Would you travel into outer space?

Now Available!

Book Three: Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon

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Amelia and Uglesnoo land on Mercury.  They meet the Merballs, the friendly aliens that live there.  All goes well until an asteroid hits their planet.  Amelia and Uglesnoo find themselves in deep trouble.  How will they convince the Merballs
of their innocence?  And how will they manage to collect the flying shoes, escape Mercury and continue their quest to save Uglesnoo’s sister?

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“Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale.”
—Kirkus Reviews. 

“…This third book is even more original, fun and creative! With aliens, different planets, a good dose of humor and excellent storytelling that is age-appropriate, this is one of the best kids series out there. The illustrations are pretty fun too and fit the story well.”
—I Heart Reading  

Book One: Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace

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When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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Appealing Illustrations combine with lots of text to make this a great read for children transitioning from picture books to chapter books.” —Kirkus Reviews

The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

Amelia the Venutons cover with text

Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

“A lively sequel offers a sure-handed blend of fantasy, humor, adventure, and an ingenious heroine.” Kirkus Reviews

5/5 star rating!  “Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage is a wonderful children’s book that will allow your kids to get started in the Sci-Fi genre… The story is intriguing and well thought out. All in all, the author did a great job of creating an engaging story that kept my kids interested. We are definitely looking forward to the next book!”- Examiner.com

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                             AMELIA, THE MERBALLS AND THE EMERALD CANNON by Evonne Blanchard

AMELIA, THE MERBALLS AND THE EMERALD CANNON

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“Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale.”

A space-traveling girl continues gathering items to help save her alien friend’s sister in this third series outing.

In two previous children’s books, 8-year-old Amelia, a white girl with reddish hair, agreed to help Uglesnoo, a three-armed purple alien from Pluto, cure his ailing sister. A repelling crystal from Neptune will heal her, but that planet’s Queen Neep will barter it only in exchange for a long list of objects from around the solar system. Some the duo has already collected, like five boxes of dandelions from Earth. Next on the list: five pairs of flying shoes from Mercury, inhabited by Merballs. Hostile Venutons of Venus, the twosome’s last stop, try to prevent Amelia and Uglesnoo from trading with the Merballs (“Do not keep these criminals. Bring us the prisoners”). But the Merballs are basically friendly and don’t want trouble. They have problems of their own: They are suffering from asteroid strikes that create a sickening fog of dust, hospitalizing many. After another asteroid hit, Amelia and Uglesnoo come under suspicion and are briefly imprisoned. They fall into an old iron mine, from which they escape. Amelia develops a cunning plan to smash the asteroids with a cannon of her design, using raw materials from the mine. If she’s successful and a grateful Empress Ping rewards them with flying shoes, they’ll be one step closer to curing Uglesnoo’s sister—and maybe Amelia will have a chance to try out Mercury’s inviting slide transportation system. Blanchard (Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage, 2016, etc.) writes a fast-paced tale with a young heroine who’s a quick thinker. Designing and crafting the cannon shows Amelia’s ingenuity and reflects the current interest in maker culture. There’s also plenty of silly fun, such as the green slime floor in the prison cell that almost engulfs Amelia and Uglesnoo, as well as cool tech, like the Plutonian’s multifunctional bed, which plays a role in their escape. Palmisano’s (An Amazing Circus of Phonograms, 2017) illustrations are colorful and three-dimensional, the mix of Earth and alien characters having a family resemblance in their googly eyes.

Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale.

 

Pub Date: June 19th, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-981496-11-2
Page count: 70pp
Publisher: CreateSpace
Program: Kirkus Indie
Review Posted Online: Sept. 14th, 2018

Famous Constellations: Ursa Major, Ursa Minor and the Big and Little Dippers!

shutterstock_569889802Now you’ve all heard of the famous Big Dipper and Little Dipper.  I’m sure you also know about the Big Bear and Little Bear constellations or to use their latin terms, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.

But did you know that the the group of stars commonly known as the Big Dipper and Ursa Major are actually the same thing?  And that the stars that make up the Little Dipper are also a part of the Ursa Minor constellation?

Or to be more precise, the handle of the Big Dipper is the bear’s tail and the the dipper’s cup is the bear flank in the Big Bear constellation. The Little Dipper is the bear’s tail and flank in the Little Bear constellation.   In fact both the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper are actually not constellations but asterisms.  An asterism is a distinctive group of stars.

But how did the Big Bear and Little Bear constellations get their names? Well every civilization has a different story, but what’s unusual about these constellations is that a lot of diverse cultures all decided that these two particular constellations looked like bears.

Native Indians in both Canada and the USA identify these constellations as bears, as well as the more familiar story from Greek and Roman mythology.  Native Indian stories  tell of a dramatic bear hunt led by a fearless warrior across the night sky.

The ancient Greeks and Romans – as usual- have an even more elaborate story to explain these bear-like constellations.

Callisto, a beautiful young woman was out hunting in the forest.  She became tired and decided to take a nap. Whilst she was sleeping, she caught the eye of the god Jupiter (Zeus in Greek Mythology).  Jupiter’s wife, Juno, (Hera in Greek Mythology) became extremely jealous of Callisto, because being jealous is Juno (Hera’s) main hobby.  Yes, she desperately needs to get another hobby.  Anything will do! Later, Juno found out that Callisto had given birth to a son. She believed that Jupiter (Zeus) was the father of her son. Driven mad by jealousy Juno, (Hera) transformed Callisto into a bear, so she would no longer be pretty. Callisto’s son was named Arcas.  He ended up being adopted and also grew up to be a hunter.  During this time Callisto still lived in the forest as a bear. One day Callisto-the- bear strolling through the forest caught sight of her long-lost son Arcas.  She was so excited to see him that she ran up to him, forgetting she was a bear. Arcas thought the bear was about to attack him and and shot an arrow at Callisto-the-bear, his actual mother.  Fortunately from up high in Olympia, Jupiter (Zeus) saw the arrow and prevented it from killing Callisto. To save Callisto and Arcas from further torment from Juno (Hera), Jupiter (Zeus) decided to change Arcas into a bear as well.   Then he grabbed both bears by their  tails, and flung them up in the night sky as the Big Bear and Little Bear constellations and there they stay, immortalized for all time.

The best time to view both these constellations is in early Spring, at around 9pm, (latitudes +90 degrees and -30 degrees).  You can either use a sky chart (downloadable on the internet) or an app.  My favorite stargazing app is the Sky Safari app.  It’s an excellent  tool for quickly identifying the constellations as they rotate through the celestial heavens!

Evonne Blanchard is the author of, Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace,  ‘Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon.  These are the first three books in Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures.  The author is currently working on the fourth book in the series, Amelia, the Snapperjacks and the Molten Maze.

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“…This third book is even more original, fun and creative! With aliens, different planets, a good dose of humor and excellent storytelling that is age-appropriate, this is one of the best kids series out there. The illustrations are pretty fun too and fit the story well.”

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Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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Evonne Blanchard is the author of, Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace, Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon.  These are the first three books in, Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures, an
exciting series of ten books set in outer space (for children ages 6-10).
Ever wondered if aliens exist? What if one needed your help? Would you travel to outer space?

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Amelia and Uglesnoo land on Mercury.  They meet the Merballs, the friendly aliens that live there.  All goes well until an asteroid hits their planet.  Amelia and Uglesnoo find themselves in deep trouble.  How will they convince the Merballs
of their innocence?  And how will they manage to collect the flying shoes, escape Mercury and continue their quest to save Uglesnoo’s sister?

“Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale.”
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“…This third book is even more original, fun and creative! With aliens, different planets, a good dose of humor and excellent storytelling that is age-appropriate, this is one of the best kids series out there. The illustrations are pretty fun too and fit the story well.”
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When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from the planet Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

 

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

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Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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Evonne Blanchard is the author of, Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace, Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon.  These are the first three books in, Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures, an
exciting series of ten books set in outer space (for children ages 6-10).
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Amelia and Uglesnoo land on Mercury.  They meet the Merballs, the friendly aliens that live there.  All goes well until an asteroid hits their planet.  Amelia and Uglesnoo find themselves in deep trouble.  How will they convince the Merballs
of their innocence?  And how will they manage to collect the flying shoes, escape Mercury and continue their quest to save Uglesnoo’s sister?

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When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from the planet Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

Amelia the Venutons cover with text

Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

Amelia the Venutons cover with text

Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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Evonne Blanchard is the author of, Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace, Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage and Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon.  These are the first three books in, Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures, an exciting series of ten books set in outer space (for children ages 6-10).
Ever wondered if aliens exist? What if one needed your help? Would you travel to outer space?

Book One: Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace

When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from the planet Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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Appealing Illustrations combine with lots of text to make this a great read for children transitioning from picture books to chapter books.” – Kirkus Reviews

The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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“A lively sequel offers a sure-handed blend of fantasy, humor, adventure, and an ingenious heroine.” Kirkus Reviews

5/5 star rating!  “Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage is a wonderful children’s book that will allow your kids to get started in the Sci-Fi genre… The story is intriguing and well thought out. All in all, the author did a great job of creating an engaging story that kept my kids interested. We are definitely looking forward to the next book!”- Examiner.com

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A Look Inside – Book Three: Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon

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Amelia, the Merballs and the Emerald Cannon, the third book in my Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventure Series – set on Mercury – is due out very soon.  I’m sharing a sneak peek with you.  What crazy adventure is about to take place this time?

Evonne Blanchard is the author of, ‘Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace and ‘Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage.  These are the first two books in, ‘Amelia’s Amazing Space Adventures,’ an exciting series of ten books set in outer space (for children ages 5-9).

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Ever wondered if aliens exist? What if one needed your help? Would you travel to outer space?

Book One: Amelia, the Moochins and the Sapphire Palace

When is a present not a present?  When it’s a friendly purple alien called Uglesnoo, from the planet Pluto!  Uglesnoo needs to leave right away for the Moon.  Uglesnoo also desperately needs Amelia’s help.  Should Amelia venture into outer Space?

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Appealing Illustrations combine with lots of text to make this a great read for children transitioning from picture books to chapter books.” – Kirkus Reviews

The story is imaginative and fun…and a perfect book to stretch my oldest in his independent reading with something fun to keep his attention.” —Beautiful Books for Children

Book Two: Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage

Uglesnoo needs Amelia’s help.  His sister is very sick.  The only cure is a repelling crystal from Neptune.  With his Earthling friend, Amelia, they must continue their quest.  More items are needed to buy the crystal.  But Venus is full of danger and angry aliens.  Are Uglesnoo and Amelia in over their heads?

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“A lively sequel offers a sure-handed blend of fantasy, humor, adventure, and an ingenious heroine.” Kirkus Reviews

5/5 star rating!  “Amelia, the Venutons and the Golden Cage is a wonderful children’s book that will allow your kids to get started in the Sci-Fi genre… The story is intriguing and well thought out. All in all, the author did a great job of creating an engaging story that kept my kids interested. We are definitely looking forward to the next book!”- Examiner.com

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