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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

Zita the Spacegirl Series

Ben Hatke

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Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure in this New York Times‑Bestselling graphic novel trilogy for middle grade readers. Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces her biggest challenge yet in the third and final installment of the Zita adventures. Wrongfully imprisoned on a penitentiary planet, Zita has to plot the galaxy's greatest jailbreak before the evil prison warden can execute his plan of interstellar domination!

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Praise for The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

"Hatke wraps up this delightful series by neatly tying together all three books . . . Fans of the young heroine will undoubtedly cheer for this continuation of Zita's saga and eagerly hope that the final page signals further episodes." - School Library Journal

"Stellar . . . Hatke's storytelling and worldbuilding are top-notch, ebulliently juxtaposed against vibrantly expressive art . . . Fans of the series: Don't miss this." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"As this fine adventure comes to its final pages, Hatke leaves the door just a bit ajar for more interstellar exploits." -- Booklist, starred review

Praise for the Zita series:

"Marvelously inventive!"—Boing Boing

"A page-turner!"—Scripps Howard

"Wonderful!"—Wired Geek Dad

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Ben Hatke

  • Ben Hatke's first graphic novel was Zita the Spacegirl. He has published comics stories in the Flight series as well as Flight Explorer.  In addition to writing and drawing comics, he also paints in the naturalist tradition and, occasionally, performs one-man fire shows.  Return of Zita the Spacegirl is his most recent entry in the New York Times Best-Selling Zita trilogy.   Hatke lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters. 
  • Ben Hatke (c) Ben Hatke
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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

Zita the Spacegirl Series

Ben Hatke

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