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Earth Girl and Space Captain, Episode 1: The Great Cosmic Wowee

When Lily is mistaken for a deadly assassin, she begins an intergalactic adventure that includes aliens, spaceships and the most mysterious force in the universe - the Great Cosmic Wowee. With the fate of the Universe hanging in the balance, can a little earth girl and a mad space captain save the day? Find out in the first episode of this ongoing series.

Written and read by Shan McFadden
Cover art by Niki McFadden
Music by

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(If you enjoyed this episode of the Earth Girl and Space Captain series, be sure not miss Episode #2)

For Parents and Teachers

To determine if Earth Girl and Space Captain Ep. 1 - The Great Cosmic Wowee is right for your child, consider the following content.
(Caution: Spoiler Alert!)

  • This story has multiple instances of tension and peril but all of the characters survive with only very minor injuries.
  • A young girl is mistaken for an assassin. She is arrested by a space captain and taken aboard his space ship. She is threatened with being imprisoned or being pushed out of an airlock, neither of which happens.
  • A spaceship is destroyed and its crew is presumed dead but it is later revealed that they have survived.

Topics to discuss with children:

  • Did you ever wish you could travel back in time to change something you did in the past? What would you change?
  • What did you think of the Captain - was he a hero or just silly? How do you think things would be on the Bystander if Thlaylee was in charge?