Space Travelers Land at Buckingham Palace by Peter Lancaster Walker

Space Travelers Land at Buckingham Palace
Peter Lancaster Walker
Bouncing Ball Books (2007)
ISBN 9781934138120
Reviewed by Brianne Plach (age 10) for Reader Views (7/08)


Have you ever wanted to be an astronaut? Imagine traveling in a small spacecraft with four others. Your fellow space travelers are really adults, even though they only look like Earth kids. You aren’t only traveling from country to country around the world. You are traveling from time period to time period. This is one space odyssey that you won’t be able to forget.

By hopping aboard “SpaceTravelersLand at BuckinghamPalace” you will find yourself seeing the City of London. You will see for yourself if the LondonBridge is really falling down. You will visit Big Ben. The Space Travelers find themselves arriving just in time to enter the Oxford-Cambridge boat race. Horse-racing fans will find themselves along with the Space Travelers at the Epsom Derby.

Perhaps the most exciting is when they find themselves at the opening ceremony of the Valpon games. The Valpon games are somewhat similar to the Olympics.  It’s complete with even the backdrop of a green, red or yellow sky.

If you like science fiction, you will love “SpaceTravelersLand at BuckinghamPalace” by Peter Lancaster Walker.  This book has something that will appeal to most any young reader. It has adventures, traveling to famous places, animals and lots of funny moments. Your seat is waiting for you on the spaceship, so climb aboard today!

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