How Can Aliens Be Illegal?

Children - Concept
42 Pages
Reviewed on 08/12/2013
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Author Biography

Terri Kelley is the author of dozens of children's books, most of which deal with real-life concepts which children must face. As a bi-racial child of a military family, Terri learned a lot about human nature and the struggles of being different. Her happy childhood is a testimony to the power of acceptance, tolerance, kindness, and love.

Terri currently lives in Oakridge, OR with her husband, Michael, and their dog, Oliver, She is the mother of three grown children who are each contributing to the world in a beautiful way.

Terri will continue to add to her selection of stories to help and inspire children to grow up as responsible, caring, hopeful and loving people.

Terri's books are available at most online bookstores as well as at her own store,

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

How Can Aliens Be Illegal? by Terri Kelley is a delightful children's book about explaining the term 'aliens' to children. Certain terms can confuse little minds and they require a bit more help to understand them. This book talks about 'immigration' in a delightful manner that is oh-so appealing to the kids and so very understandable.

I genuinely loved the book. Books with pictures and colors are the best way to get ideas and concepts across to children. The concept that the author wants to convey is put in such a beautiful and colorful way. The illustrations lend vibrancy to the story as well. There is no better way to attract a child to a story book than with pictures and colors. The images are simple with minimal lines to make the child understand without any confusion. The illustrator of the book, Milena Radeva, has done a wonderful job and she deserves a special mention.

The author has managed to explain the concept of aliens very well. The highlight of the story book is the way the author has handled the theme - with simplicity and clarity. It's a perfect example of how a concept should be put across to a child. I would recommend every library, especially school libraries, buy a copy of this book because every child will enjoy it and also because it can be so easily understood.