Terry and the Martians - Softcover
By Mike Rucker
Terry has been selected for the greatest tractor adventure in history: to go to Mars with the first manned mission. When the crew arrives they find that the Martians are not friendly and that they cannot communicate with them. Terry finds that he can understand the Martian language. All is going well when a giant asteroid is detected. It is headed right toward the Martian city. Terry must save the Martians by deflecting the asteroid with his bulldozer. Terry is almost destroyed in the process, but he saves the Martians.
This popular book series is a collection of entertaining and educational stories about a small but highly motivated young tractor named Terry. Terry and his friends encounter real life jobs and problems and solve them through hard work and newly learned job skills. Boys and girls from ages three through ten have come to love Terry and his grit and determination. Terry has his faults and sometimes gets angry or does things wrong, but he learns from his mistakes just as real children do. The jobs Terry performs and the situations he faces are based on the real life experiences of the author, Mike Rucker. Mike has been a Service Representative and troubleshooter for Caterpillar Inc. for more than 39 years. Read with the children in your life!