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Xalien the Purple Alien

Xalien the Purple Alien

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Xalien the Purple Alien, the first in a series of adventures, is written in a fun, humorous style suitable for young children to read along and enjoy. This entertaining picture book is the perfect bedtime accompaniment for parents to read to their children, or for children with some early reading skills to read to their parents!

The story features Xalien, a small purple alien, who crashes to earth and finds herself befriended by three children; Jessica, Adam and Sarah. Whilst on Earth, Xalien learns all about this new planet and all the strange habits of its human beings; often resulting in and both unusual and humorous situations as she tries her hardest to fit in. Along the way, Xalien teaches the three children about life on her own planet, and that each and every being is special in their own, somewhat unusual, way.

Xalien’s story encourages children to develop an early love for reading; it is both entertaining and amusing, awash with many fun and bizarre adventures to be explored. Teamed with vivid and colourful illustrations by Charlotte Roberts, the book is sure to enthral young readers and leave them eager to learn more about Xalien’s unusual antics.

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About the Author

Michelle Path is a 23-times-published, award-winning children’s author from West Gippsland, Australia, where she lives on a small farm with her beloved animals. 

Michelle’s love of reading started at a young age, leading to her writing her own stories as a child. Many of her books incorporate messages such as caring for animals and the environment or deal with current issues in order to engage with children, capture their imaginations and encourage them to develop a love for reading and books. She also likes to use humour in her stories, which is particularly evident in her popular Xalien the Purple Alien series. 

Recently, Michelle’s short story Phantasmagorical Phobias won the New Apple Book Award for short story fiction; she also received a silver award from The Wishing Shelf Book Awards for The Cowboy Who Was Scared of Horses. Her books are recognised worldwide and have gained many five-star reviews and numerous other awards. 

When not writing, Michelle enjoys riding her horses, walking her dogs, seeing live bands, or going to the theatre.


bizziebaby Bronze Award

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Book Details

  • Author: ​Michelle Path
  • 32 pages
  • Publication Date: 31/08/2014
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-909902-50-3