Monday, September 29, 2014

Visit another planet with Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars

About Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars
Lill and Mewe Series Book One
When Lill, a young Martian girl, receives a telescope for her birthday and locates planet Earth, she and her water cat, Mewe, "borrow" a new spacecraft called the Whisper 5 and travel to Earth, where they meet a girl named Lily. Back on Mars, Lill looks for her brother Merak, who, also on a mission, has lost contact when his warp drive safety failed and may have left the galaxy. Lill later learns Merak was rescued, but by whom? 

As Lill watches Mewe swim race at Frogscry River, where she competes with the other water cats, Lill discovers a glowing orb in the wall of a cave. The orb holds the thoughts of Martians who have died hundreds of years ago, along with ancient wisdom. What will she learn from the orb? Will she find Merak? What are the secrets of the history of Mars? Follow the exciting adventures of Lill and Mewe as they seek answers in a world of advanced computers, androids, and artificial intelligence.

What Readers' Favorite had to say about Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars
Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite

"Lill and Mewe" was written by Jean E. Lane. In this tale we meet Lill and her cat Mewe. While using her new telescope, Lill saw planet Earth. She and Mewe travel to Earth in her father’s space ship. While there they make a friend of an Earthling, Lily. Meanwhile, back on planet Mars, Lill’s brother Merak was in trouble. While on a mission his ship lost warp drive and he had to be rescued. Lil and Mewe’s adventures continue with Mewe in a swim race and Lill finding something beautiful in the wall of a cave. The orbs are very important as they contain the thoughts of Martians from long, long ago. The orbs are filled with important information about advance technologies. 

I enjoyed the way the author mixed fact and fiction to create a book that will teach and entertain at the same time. The author has created a language for Martians which is a bit different from what we speak on Earth but it is very understandable. I think my favorite character in this book is Mewe, the cat. We wonder what fun it would be If all our pets could talk with us. This charming book will encourage children to like science; they will learn about planets, stars and moons. This book will work well for children in the 2nd grade through 6th grade. The illustrations are cute and add much to the plot.

Where can you buy Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars? 
Barnes & Noble
And other retailers. If Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars aren't on the shelf just request it at the counter.

About the author Jean E. Lane
Jean E. Lane is originally from Youngstown, Ohio. She now lives in Orlando, FL with her husband Kenneth, their energetic dog Prancer, and two curious cats: Muffy and Abby.

She has worked most of her life in logistics, financial accounting, and purchasing. Her true interest lies in the almost believable aliens of the classic science fiction stories she enjoyed growing up.

Skygazing is a hobby which led her write her first children's novel, Lill and Mewe and the Secrets of Mars, the first of the Lill and Mewe series. 

She uses math, science, discovery, learning, humor, and adventure in her books. But don't be scared...the math and science are great for kids ages 8 -12. Adults appreciate the content being that her writing style is highly entertaining while delivering facts so their children so they can learn while having fun.

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