The Wild Boys is an adventure about three young boys, ages ten, eleven and twelve. On their way home from school they see a spaceship zoom out of the clouds and crash into the nearby woods. They go to investigate and find an alien who is dying. He desperately wants them to take a disk and a silver metallic case, then passes away.
When the boys return with the authorities, the alien and ship are gone. He boys are now on their own to figure things out. Follow them on their adventure of excitement with hair raising alien trouble and how they get out of it.
Suddenly, out of the darkness, an alien face appeared. His head was
bigger than a humans and had a yellow tint to his bald elongated head.
His ears were tiny with two canals instead of one. The veins on his
forehead were protruding with a glisten of sweat that rolled down off
his brow. His face as a whole, had the look of complete terror. With his
flat nose, his face sunk in and his cheeks puffed out with every breath.
He was frightened, frantic and desperate to pray but didn’t have the
time. He looked down at the hole that was burnt into his side and moaned
with deep pain, not just because of the pain but for his life. His two
hearts were beating hard in his chest. His eyes were very large and well
dilated, revealing the reflection of what was coming toward him......
......Just then, the boys heard a loud piercing noise in the fluffy
clouds above and an object, streaked down from the sky. At first it
dropped almost straight down, then made a radical turn, leveled off and
crashed into the woods about half a mile in front of them. They could
almost see the trees move when the sky over the woods filled with all
the birds. The boys ducked and came to a complete stop to look. By the
time they had stopped, it had crashed. Chris pointed, “Look! What was
Rick answered, “A plane, maybe.
Mike replied, “No. It couldn’t be a plane. It moved in way too fast
and leveled off to quick.”
Rick pushed off on his pedal, “Come on, let’s go see.”
They rushed off on their bikes and headed down the road. Rick was in the
lead and rode
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Rick Kurtis is a published author with over forty children’s books. He is a father of five and had taught Sunday school in his local church. Born in a small rural town in southern Wisconsin, Rick loved to adventure out and imagine so many possibilities. This carried over with his love for children, wanting them to use their imagination and to give them stories of adventure that would help them to do so. He wanted to give them moral values along with learning valuable lessons that would help children to grow. He now enjoys making up games for his grandchildren to play, then after, they can read that same adventure, reliving the game over and over again. This expanded into numerous books that he wants to share with children and families around the world. Rick’s motto has always been, “A child’s happiness comes first.”
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