Everyone's A Aliebn When Ur A Aliebn Too

Everyone's A Aliebn When Ur A Aliebn Too

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"Everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too is the illustrated story of a lonely alien sent to observe Earth, only to meet all sorts of creatures with all sorts of perspectives on life, love, and happiness, all while learning to feel a little better about being an alien--based on the enormously popular Twitter account, @jonnysun. Here is the unforgettable story of Jomny, a lonely alien ,who for the first time ever, finds a home on our planet after learning that earthlings can feel lonely too. Jomny finds friendship in a bear tired of other creatures running away in fear, an egg struggling to decide what to hatch into, an owl working its way to being wise, a tree feeling stuck in one place, a tadpole coming to terms with turning into a frog, a dying ghost, apuppy unable to express itself, and many more. Through this story of a lost, lonely and confused alien finding friendship, acceptance, and love among the creatures of Earth, we will all learn how to be a little more human. And for all of us earth-bound creatures here on this planet, we can all be reminded that sometimes, it takes an outsider to help us see ourselves for who we truly are.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062569028
0062569023
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 22 cm

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OPL_DavidD Oct 10, 2018

Sometimes uplifting, sometimes sad, sometimes thought provoking. A good look at our relationship to our thoughts, to each other, and to mortality. I felt a little less lonely after reading it.

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xiaojunbpl12
Jun 19, 2018

Execution is nifty, I was drawn to it. Conception is nutty, may inspire or sooth certain personalities or cultural upbringings. Too childish even for kids?

KHCPL_Doug May 10, 2018

This is a philosophical picture book for adults. It's sometimes simple, most times tender and sentimental, and often thought provoking. Beware--it may give you enough insight into the idea of others that you'll find yourself unexpectedly sympathizing with a bee just before it stings you. These things can happen. Well worth the quick read if you feel like being a better aliebn.

SPPL_Kristen Mar 22, 2018

Adorable and touching, if not a little sappy. But I personally think a little sappiness is good, and thoroughly enjoyed this quick-moving comic.

Vilka Mar 09, 2018

Cute, quick, and unexpectedly touching read about a naive alien who comes to Earth to study humans, mistakenly takes every living thing he encounters to be a human, and learns about life, friendship, and happiness in the process of his explorations.
Can be taken as just a cute story (the simple illustrations are adorable, everyone speaks fluent Typo, and there is humor sprinkled throughout) or as a philosophical exploration on appreciating existence.

DBRL_DanaB Mar 08, 2018

It's the cutest collection of existential crises, ever.

Here is the unforgettable story of Jomny, a lonely alien who, for the first time ever, finds a home on our planet after learning that earthlings can feel lonely too.

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trignome
Mar 07, 2018

I really enjoyed this book. Invoked laughter, sadness, empathy and longing. It looks like a kids book, and it is kid friendly; it also has deep existential topics, followed by short comedic relief.
I recommend this book, especially to those going through relationship hardships or philosophically minded.

DBRL_ReginaF Feb 24, 2018

I love this book so much! This might be my book of the year - the one that everyone gets for Christmas!

JessicaGma Dec 06, 2017

A really sweet read about friendship and trying to fit in. Once you get used to the spelling quirks, it's a fun book and good for all ages.

coloradobuck Oct 24, 2017

A refreshing, quick, delightful book which engaged the mind as well as our understanding of the world around us. And it's funny to think that an alien thought everything but humans were humans.

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Jun 18, 2018

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