Es It also contains a message about how living your life can be fun than playing your life can be fun than playing your computerdevices There is a series of 5 message about how living your life can be fun than playing on your computerdevices There is a series of 5 at the end to help open up easy discussions with early learners I still think this is ideal for the 4 5 age range The artwork is cute though the characters don t always look the same from panel to panel Since they are all so extremely different it s still always easy to tell them all apart It would ust have been nice to have a bit consistency I also can t help wishing the aliens had better or stronger facial expressions but they are reasonably cute I also wish Mario wouldn t stand backwards in so many panels as he does have facial expressions though we often can t see them Other than that it s a cute story It would probably work well for a read aloud and with a storytime group you could use that as an opportunity to discuss healthy use of devices with both the children and parents This little book teaches kids that there is to life than sitting behind their computers Mario learned that there are kids as bored and searching for new friends and adventure out there ust like himself even if they are aliens An interesting fun read I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest reviewSure it was. Ce visitors Little Mario is a computer geek who is on the computer day and night He will not leave his computer Suddenly he hears a commotion in the back yard the aliens have landed These creatures have heard about all the cool things that earth kids do to play and they want to have.
Read & Download Mario and the AliensPretty much as I had Hoped A Cute Book About a cute book about boy befriending aliens But however the underlining message wasn t that much fun for me So what if this kid wants to play on his PC all day Improving his high scores It ust felt a bit too much like playing outside good playing the PC bad Especially given the reactions of the aliens and how at the end our MC didn t even miss his PC But I guess it is a bit like how in my generation and a bit after that we were all warned of the big bad TV These days TVs are
Passe So RIP PCs P RIP PCs P still it a cute book and I did like that our MC found out about those games he used to play He even played with the dolls of his sister not sure if his sister approves of her dolls being usedtaken away but eh tries to shrug it away The aliens sure had a fun day This is a cute if heavy handed book about how to play when aliens come to visit The heavy handed message is this Don t play video games with aliens The aliens won t like it However if you play outdoor games and thinking games and moving games they will enjoy itAnd it is a good message and once you get past the aliens getting upset about being offered the video games it makes for a fun storyThanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest revie. Fun too Even though Mario doesn't know anything about riding a bike or playing tag or hide and go seek he soon learns how with his alien friends Satisfied at having discovered the secrets of earth children the aliens return to their planet while Mario learns the oys of playing outsi. ,
Nice story about the fun kids can have when they turn away from the screen Mario s locked into his computer when aliens arrive and want to play but they aren t at all interested in his computer He takes it upon himself to find other ways to entertain themI like where this book is going but I can t help but wonder if it s appropriate for its audience aren t 5 year olds much likely to be but wonder if it s appropriate for its audience aren t 5 year olds much likely to be TV than computers I also have concerns about the leap from playing with aliens to playing with human children While the aliens were eager for Mario to show them things I m not sure children always experience such a warm reception from each otherOverall a nice story and one adults can incorporate into a larger conversation regarding offline activity exercise and making friendsThank you to NetGalley for the free e galley for review This is an updated review because my original ARC was out of order*which disrupted my ability to read the story as intended Thank you to NetGalley the publisher and the public *disrupted my ability to read the story as intended Thank you to NetGalley the publisher and the public manager for getting me a fresh copy of the story with the pages in the correct order I like this so much better in the order it was intended go figure This is a story about making new friends being open to new experiences and accepting differenc. This charmingly illustrated children's picture book is all about the importance of having fun with real toys like bikes balls and dolls instead of computers and electronics Written for kids aged 5 7 Mario and the Aliens tells the sweet story of a little boy who makes friends with spa. ,