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Here Come The Blobbies
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Here Come The Blobbies [Kindle Edition]

4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Welcome to Blobbieworld, a land where Blobbies--pleasant, shape-changing space creatures--live and play. Here the seven youngest Blobbies, named for the colors of the rainbow, learn how to blobbiemorph into triangles, hexagons, cubes, pyramids, and other shapes. All’s peaceful until Blobbie Violet and Blobbie Indigo take a notion to go back into space and investigate the forbidden fruits there. In no time, the naughty baby Blobbies have awakened the slumbering Blobbie Void, releasing an army of evil Hexacones. The Blobbie children have no choice but to escape to a "long forgotten world" called Earth. Will they ever be able to vanquish the Hexacones and return to their beloved Blobbieworld?

Author/illustrator Jorge’s unusual picture book--part science fiction, part fantasy, part personality type test--manages to tell an exciting space adventure story while educating readers on such complicated shape concepts as polyhedrons and polygons. Pages in the back provide information about shapes, as well as a chart for readers to use to determine what Blobbie they most resemble. Blobbie Red, for example, also known as The Warrior, is "Athletic, Energetic, Passionate, Self-Loving, Spontaneous, Instinctive and Courageous." A CD-ROM is included, featuring "The Blobbie’s Shape Challenge," animations, an interactive personality chart, songs, and a bonus adventure story. (Ages 6 to 12) --Emilie Coulter

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Winner of a BOOK OF THE YEAR award (Story with characters category).

"Here Come The Blobbies" introduces us to the fantastic world of the Blobbies and their first adventure: A mystical gate has opened and the evil Hexacones are unleashed upon Blobbieworld. The seven youngest Blobbies are forced to escape to a strange planet called Earth, where they must learn to use their shape-changing abilities to defeat the invaders and reclaim their world.

Includes educational pages about geometric shapes and the Blobbies' Personality Color Chart.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2418 KB
  • Print Length: 40 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007LO1IYU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun book and CD for children and grown ups! June 28 2004
This book has wonderful illustrations and a cool story!
Each character has its own unique "voice" which are fun to read out loud while trying to imitate the voices as described in the book.
And it comes with a computer CD!
A must have!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinated by the colors! June 25 2004
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This is a great picture book with incredible illustrations and a fun story.
My 7 year old loves this book and highly recommends it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great story, excellent illustrations June 25 2004
By A Customer
This book is awesome to read with your kids, or for those of us who still are kids :-). U will spend great quality time with your kids while reading this.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! June 18 2004
By A Customer
This book is too cool for words! My kids just can't have enough of the book and CD-ROM!
Excellent sci-fi for kids, with a nice message about the power of knowledge.
And the "blobbie color personality chart" is fun for adults also (I found out I am a Blobbie Blue! :)
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5.0 out of 5 stars colorful, exciting June 10 2004
My 6-year-old loves to read this book on his own now and study the pictures and learn about each of the Blobbies. He has memoriezed what each of the blobbies does and has figured out which type of Blobbies each of us in the family is.
The art is very rich and engaging and a joy for the older child in your family.
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