Holiday House. Jul. 2021. 32p. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780823446629.
K-Gr 2–Marty is a friendly little neon green alien who dwells on Earth. Marty loves to dress up and hangs his wardrobe in a giant tree. In fact, he makes his own outfits. Often in disguise, Marty has become an expert at walking among humans without being noticed. He even takes a job as a barista and gets to know the regulars’ orders. Sometimes, Marty’s creativity causes him to be a bit more daring, like dressing up as a rock star. The only problem with being a rock star is that it gets you noticed in a big way. Not good. Marty just needs a good friend and a place to call home. Human characters in the story are predominantly white. The illustrations are humorous in nature and appear to be done in watercolor and ink.
VERDICT A light read that will have readers laughing at the quirky ways Marty does life on Earth. Suggested for libraries where little alien lovers hover.

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