E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet: A Novel
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E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet: A Novel


Now, at last, we see where E.T. comes from -- who he really is and what his own distant world is like. Return with him to the Green Planet, whose inhabitants are the supreme masters of all growing things in the galaxy. Wander through their immense enchanted gardens, to which E.T. has returned, with Gertie's geranium, a fondness for junk food, and an all-consuming love for the earthling Elliott and his family. But things on Earth have changed since E.T. left. Elliott has begun to notice the opposite sex, and his cherished memories of E.T. are losing ground to thoughts of a girl in his class who wears a rhinestone ponytail clip. More important, he seems to have forgotten E.T.'s teachings of gentleness and peace. "He is about to become the most terrible thing of all," observes E.T. from three million light years away. "He is about to become -- Man."

Title:E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet: A Novel
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:272 pages

    E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet: A Novel Reviews

  • Robin
    Sep 13, 2007

    I can't remember much about this book because I read it when I was about ten years old. I think I liked it as much as the first E.T. novel. All I can remember is that it takes place on his home planet...

  • Thomas Myers
    Jun 24, 2015

    Did you know ET was a 1000 years old and had a doctorate in Botany? Neither did I, until I finished the book. The untold story which picks up right at the end of the film shows that the conclusion was...

  • Andi
    Oct 24, 2014

    Valahogy a történet nem illik össze az első résszel, túl sokat beszél itt E.T. (oké, tudom, mert itt a sajátjai közt van), nem értem, hogy ha az elején minden áron haza akart menni, most ...

  • Celeste
    May 16, 2017

    I have fond memories watching E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in His Adventure on Earth, with my brother as a child. Admittedly, I never knew a sequel of the novel existed until I accidentally stumbled acr...

  • Frank Mongelluzzo
    Feb 24, 2017

    Have you ever wanted to know what happened to ET after he left earth or Elliot for that matter then this is the book for you. This book has been out since 1985 I just discovered it's existence and now...

  • Matt Adams
    Aug 04, 2014

    I bought this book at a used book store while visiting my friend in Grand Rapids, MI. I didn't initially have much desire to read it, but it was too bizarre of a find to pass up. More of a "Bet you di...

  • Aaron Carruthers
    Jan 18, 2017

    This is the first book on Goodreads I've bothered to give a rating for or review. And it's because I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm actually looking forward to reading it again. I found it in a thrift sto...

  • Emiko Miyasato
    Sep 23, 2012

    BOOK TITLE:E.T. Author:PENGUIN READERSPublisher:William KotzwinkleLevel:2I chose this book because I like the movie.SUMMARY:1.spaceship 2.Elliot 3.family 4.computer 5.transmitter 6.bike 7.spaceshipDIS...

  • Alan Hoffman
    Aug 08, 2011

    Very much the same character as the movie, but in entirely different circumstances . He intereacts only with members of his own society in this book - many of whom feel uncomfortable with him and ostr...

  • Julia Buffington
    Mar 27, 2016

    This is a shorter novel where we get to see where E.T. comes from and who he is. We get to see what his life/world is like. It is a good book and gives us a different perspective on things. This book ...