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The cover of ALIEN TOMATO, Kristen Schroeder's debut picture book. It features a bunch of anthropomorphic vegetables, along with Allie, a mysterious red orb who's been dropped in their midst.

Happy Book Birthday to ALIEN TOMATO, Kristen Schroeder’s Debut!

ALIEN TOMATO, the debut picture book from our author Kristen Schroeder, released today with Page Street Kids. It’s already garnering good reviews!


It streaked through the sky on a perfect day in July and landed in the garden…

When a mysterious red orb appears one day, the vegetables aren’t sure what to make of it. They decide that it must be an alien tomato! They name her Allie and try to make her feel as welcome as possible.


But grumpy Gopher isn’t convinced. He’s sure it’s just a ball…and lets the other vegetables know it.

This delightfully silly tale and its equally hilarious art are a perfect fit for gardeners and sci-fi fans alike.



“Young readers will never think about vegetables the same way again.” ―Kirkus Reviews


The aliens have landed! Get your copy from these retailers: AmazonBarnes and NobleIndieBound, Books-a-Million, or your local indie!

You can also go to Kristen’s website for more information on her and her books. Visit her on Twitter and Instagram too!