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From Pictures to Words - a guide to choosing books for beginner readers:
Science Fiction and Fantasy


The Intergalactic Kitchen by Frank Rodgers
Published by The Penguin Group, 1991
ISBN 0-14-036400-5

An ideal mix of standard text and comic strip add to this highly entertaining, fantasy story for beginner readers.

In the first book in the intergalactic kitchen series about the Bird family, Mr Bird works in the secret BONCE (National Bureau of Clever Experts) establishment.

He installs a high tech protection system to take care of his family should the most serious class 1A emergency strike, and of course it does.

Following her husband’s instructions, Mrs. Bird and her children blast off into space in the family kitchen. Mrs. Bird gets her much-yearned for holiday in the sun after all, without the help of the travel agents. After all who needs travel agents when their house is equipped with an intergalactic kitchen!

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