It’s always a treat to welcome Christopher Edge into the Reading Corner. In this episode, we delve into Chris’s latest novel, Space Oddity – a science fiction adventure for readers 8+ with a little nod to space fantasy films of the 1980s and homage to Bowie.
About Space Oddity
You might think that this story is going to be an intergalactic adventure filled with UFOs, black holes, killer robots and some very foul-smelling aliens. And you’d be right. But it’s mostly about a boy called Jake, his embarrassing dad, and the mind-boggling question …
are we really alone in the universe? Funny, easy to read and hugely likeable, Space Oddity combines science, comedy and adventure for ages 7 and up. A new, younger story from award-winning writer Christopher Edge, author of The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day. Came out of The Big Idea Competition, from a story entry by scientist Dr Sarah Ryan.