Sightseeing with Aliens

A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural

About the Book

Discover everything about aliens in this fun handbook packed with eerie accounts of the extraterrestrial, fascinating science, and weird facts–perfect for middle grade readers and young sci-fi fans.

Incoming transmission . . . Are there aliens out there? What’s the deal with Area 51? Can outer space support human life? Explore the extraterrestrial in Sightseeing with Aliens, a field guide for the curious and the adventurous. Blast off to space and discover:

  • Weird science and eye-opening history! Read up on humanity’s forays into space and meet the Mars rovers.
  • Fascinating accounts of alien encounters! What really happened in the 1947 Roswell Incident?
  • Out-of-this-world science fiction! Tune into iconic alien media, from H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds to Star Trek.

The third book in the Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural series, Sightseeing with Aliens is a hilarious and unabashedly weird investigation into how the unknown can shape our lives. Get to know the extraterrestrial with stellar illustrations and hands-on activities, like creating a time capsule and taking on the 7-Day Earthling Challenge to help Planet Earth. The whole galaxy is out there—grab your guide, and let’s go!

For more on the supernatural, check out Hanging with Vampires and Chilling with Ghosts!


Praise for Hanging with Vampires
“Fans of all things supernatural will be horrified—and highly entertained.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Fitzpatrick focuses on vampires in a fang-in-cheek tone…any good guidebook leaves readers feeling prepared, and this one is no exception.”—Booklist

“I absolutely loved it! This book really is perfect for kids who are interested in vampire lore whether that be in pop culture or folk traditions from around the world. Loved Lilla Bölecz’s illustrations, they are so charming.”—Bree Paulsen, author of Garlic and the Vampire

“You’ll eat up this fang-scinating look at vampire mythology! It’s terror-ific!”—Anne Marie Pace, author of Vampirina Ballerina

About the Author

Insha Fitzpatrick

Insha Fitzpatrick is a New Jersey–based author who loves all things horror. She’s the writer of Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott: Rosa Parks (Who HQ), illustrated by Abelle Hayford. She’s also the cowriter of the middle-grade graphic novel series Oh My Gods! with Stephanie Cooke and illustrator Juliana Moon. When she’s not writing, she’s watching horror movies or reality TV and deep-diving into all things true crime.

Product Details

  • Paperback ISBN: 9781683694274
  • e-Book ISBN: 9781683694281
  • Page Count: 128
  • Release Date: August 13, 2024