Chuck Masterson and David Topman build a backyard spaceship in response to a mysterious green classified ad by the diminutive, mushroom-spawned genius, Tyco M. Bass, who wants two intrepid, small explorers for an expedition to Basidium-X, an inhabited satellite of Earth. Original illustrations by Robert Henneberger.
Original title: The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet
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Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Science Fiction→ Inventions
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Science Fiction→ Outer Space
- Since about 1988 Little, Brown has published an unillustrated paperback edition. Scholastic published a 1969 edition with 'adapted' versions of Henneberger's illustrations.