Out on 18 July 2024

Astrid and the Space Cadets: Race from Planet Peril!

Alex T. Smith

Ages 5 to 7
18 July 2024
144 pages


Blast off on an adventure with the Space Cadets! From beloved children's author-illustrator Alex T. Smith, the bestselling creator of Claude and How Winston Delivered Christmas, comes a funny and fast-paced adventure through space!

Filled with out-of-this world illustrations on every page, Astrid and the Space Cadets: Race from Planet Peril! is perfect for fans of Grimwood and Bad Guys, and for kids who are ready to read by themselves.

Astrid Atomic and her best friends, the Space Cadets, have been given an important mission from the Chief – to retrieve the special trophy for the Supersonic Saturn Race! Tonight they'll have to fly under boiling hot lava waterfalls, zoom through fields of flaming flowers and sneak past a big, toothy, scary space monster! And things go from bad to worse when they realise that the naughty Dr Boris Uranus on their tail. Will they get to the trophy before time runs out?

Don't miss Astrid and the gang's first adventure in Astrid and the Space Cadets: Attack of the Snailiens!

Astrid and the Space Cadets made me BEAM with joy, full of OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD characters and illustrations.