Unknown to anyone on earth, a spaceship watches us. One lone alien, Tyro-tucked inside a huge spacesuit - is separated from the spaceship when it departs our galaxy. left behind, Tyro falls to earth and crash-lands. His computerized spacesuit protects him from the fall and from Earth's deadly atmosphere. But it also frightens two boys, Erik and Stephen, who discover the fallen spaceman. Awed by the giant spacesuit, yet curious about what is inside, Erik crawls through an opening. Without warning, the spacesuit begins to move. Trapped inside, Erik comes face to face with Tyro, and realizes the alien is as trapped as he is. Illustrated by the well-known science fiction artist Ian Schoenherr, The Fallen Spaceman is both an exciting science fiction tale and a touching story of the understanding that develops between a boy and an alien.