Your Alien

By Tammi Sauer (Author), Goro Fujita (Illustrator)


Format Board book


Your Alien

by Tammi Sauer, Goro Fujita


Board book

Barnes and Noble Indiebound
Hardcover Picture Book >
"One day, you'll be looking out your window when something wonderful comes your way . . .  and you will want to keep him."
Tammi Sauer’s beautiful story about a baby alien, the little boy who wants to keep him, and the power of friendship and family is now in board!
When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two instantly strike up a fabulous friendship. But at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad. Can the boy figure out what his new buddy needs most of all? This funny, heartwarming story proves that friends and family are the most important things in the universe . . . no matter who you are.
Praise for the picture book edition of Your Alien

"Not since E.T. has extraterrestrial entertainment stood such a good chance of making kids (and their parents) tear up.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"A tender and playful look at the meaning of home." —School Library Journal
An NPR Best Book of 2015 -

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Tammi Sauer is the author of Sterling Publishing’s But the Bear Came Back, Caring for Your Lion, Chicken Dance, Cowboy Camp, Mary Had a Little Glam, Your Alien Returns, and Your Alien, which earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus. She is an active blogger ( and highly involved in the children's writer community. Tammi has worked as a teacher and library media specialist and now lives in OK with her husband and their two children. Her local indie bookstore, Best of Books, in Edmond, OK, has named July 9 Tammi Sauer Day. Follow her on Twitter at @SauerTammi.

Goro Fujita is an art director, illustrator, and animator based in the Bay Area, CA. His experience ranges from book illustration, animated TV commercials, and feature films to art-directing virtual-reality experiences. Visit him online at

Pub Date: 9/1/2020

ISBN: 9781454942115

Price: $7.95 / $10.95 CAN

Format: Board book

Pages: 28 pages, all in color

Trim: 8 x 8 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Juvenile / Board Books

Age Range: 3 and up

Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

Carton Quantity: 28