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The Very Long Distance Wrong Number

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 13

Author

John C.
Bunnell

Appeared in

Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens II

Story Summary

When Roger answers a phone in a shopping mall, he suddenly finds himself talking down a star ship from Canopus filled with slithering green aliens. They are out of fuel but fortuitously there formula very closely resembles a frozen yogurt and espresso milkshake with a touch of Tabasco sauce.