Determined to travel through space, a young boy builds his own rocket ship and blasts off for a grand adventure. Along the way he makes friends who are truly out of this world. His new friends help him return home after he crashes and loses his ship. Gary Alan Shockley is an author and artist living in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Gary's latest children's books include My Heart Sings a Sad Song (Palmetto Press) and Sammie's Flat Dog (Pilgrim Press).