BROOKYLN, EARTH. 1949
Lily Lupino is going to be an astronaut when she grows up. For now, she'll have to settle for listening to space adventure serials on the radio. But when certified Spacetronaut Kosmo Kidd crash lands his wind-up tin rocket in Lily's kitchen, it's a chance she can't pass up!
Mistaking Lily for a boy, Kosmo agrees to fly her back to his floating treehouse in the stars. But it doesn't take long for the other Spacetronauts to figure out that Lily is a girl—Kosmo has accidentally broken Spacetronaut Rule Number One: "No Wimmen Alowd!"
Banished to the far reaches of Outer Outer Space, Lily and Kosmo brave exotic alien worlds, meet a menagerie of colorful creatures, and tangle with the vilest villain in space, The Mean-Man of Morgo. But Lily's greatest challenge is proving to her new Spacetronaut peers that a girls from Brooklyn can hold her own among the galaxy's unruliest rascals.
Hilarious, inventive, and packed with beautiful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author, LILY & KOSMO will have adventurers of all ages clambering for a trip to Outer Outer Space.
"It is truly wondrous... like nothing else that is currently being done."
CREATOR OF MARS ATTACKS
"Space opera charm in a modern kid-sized package."
-BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS