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The Worst-Case Scenario: Mars (An Ultimate Adventure Novel)

You Decide How to Survive!


Chronicle Books
Available: 08/03/11
5.5 x 7.25 · 208 pages
Ages 9-12 years
CDN $18.99 · cl

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Hena Khan and David Borgenicht

with Robert Zubrin

Join the youngest crew of astronauts ever to make the trip to Mars! Faced with fearsome dangers and difficult decisions, your choices will determine your fate on the Red Planet. Will you achieve the mission and return home to Earth safely, successfully earning the title of the youngest astronaut ever to make it to Mars? Or will you be forced to turn back early? This thrilling adventure offers twenty-two possible endings, but only ONE leads to the ultimate success! With eye-catching comic book style illustrations and information based on scientific facts related to Mars and space exploration, young readers will be over the moon with this entertaining addition to the Worst-Case Scenario series!

David Borgenicht is a writer, editor, publisher, and co-author of all the books in The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series. He lives in Philadelphia with his son and daughter.

Hena Khan has written numerous books for children, including Night of the Moon. She lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and two sons.

Robert Zubrin is aerospace engineer who has advocated for manned Mars exploration. He is the author of five books, including The Case for Mars and he is the founder of the Mars Society. He lives in Lakewood, Colorado and has two daughters.

Yancey Labat got his start at Marvel Comics and has illustrated many books for children. He lives in Ithaca, New York with his wife and daughter.