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Zita the Spacegirl

When her best friend gets abducted by an evil alien cult, Zita’s life takes a turn for the cosmic and she finds herself on a strange planet inhabited by humanoid chickens and neurotic robots. Zita’s determination to find her way back home to earth has her assuming the role of intergalactic hero in this delightful, action-packed science fiction series, Zita and the Spacegirl, perfect for middle grade readers. Kirkus Reviews called the graphic novels “Stellar . . . Hatke’s storytelling and worldbuilding are top-notch, ebulliently juxtaposed against vibrantly expressive art.” And Boing Boing says, “Marvelously inventive!” Fans won’t want to miss the next installments, Legends of Zita the Spacegirl and The Return of Zita the Spacegirl.

  • The Return of Zita the Spacegirl
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    • The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

    • Zita the Spacegirl (Volume 3)
      Ben Hatke
      First Second

    • The final adventure! Zita the Spacegirl is back and the odds are stacked high against her. Will everyone's favorite spacegirl prevail?

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  • Legends of Zita the Spacegirl
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    • Legends of Zita the Spacegirl

    • Zita the Spacegirl (Volume 2)
      Ben Hatke
      First Second

    • Adoring fans and a robot doppelganger wreaking havoc: Zita's got her hands full in this rollicking sequel to the critically acclaimed Zita the Spacegirl.

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  • Zita the Spacegirl
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    • Zita the Spacegirl

    • Zita the Spacegirl (Volume 1)
      Written and illustrated by Ben Hatke
      First Second

    • A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

      Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.

      When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds...

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  • The Zita the Spacegirl Trilogy Boxed Set
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    • The Zita the Spacegirl Trilogy Boxed Set

    • Zita the Spacegirl
      Ben Hatke
      First Second

    • Don a cape and follow the indomitable space explorer Zita from start to finish! From her unlikely origin as a humble earth girl to her wildest spacefaring adventures—robot doppelgängers, space...

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Ben Hatke

Ben Hatke is the author and illustrator of the New York Times–bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy, the picture books Julia's House for Lost Creatures and Nobody Likes a Goblin, and the graphic novels Little Robot and Mighty Jack. He lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.

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Ben Hatke