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The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet Author:Eleanor Cameron "When my son David asked me to write a story about an adventure in space, I felt very strongly that it must have wonder in it. In the old meaning of the word wonder, and it must have a touch of magic. And sure enough, when Mr. Tyco Bass came along, literally out of the blue, he could work wonder and he could work magic. He was my kind of pers... more »on, and therefore I was pretty sure he would be David's. He could work magic, yes-- but at the same time he was a very capable, practical person and knew enough about astronomy to make the flight a success...
"David took it for granted that other books would follow The Wonderful Flight, but when the idea for Stowaway appeared, he was appalled. 'But that would be terrible. You can't let anyone else find out!'
"'All the same,' I answered, 'I think I will'-- and then I added, when I saw his expression: 'But don't worry. It'll be all right.'