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Dad The Alien

Length: 116 pages57 minutes


Jim Fred and his mother Susan move in with his grandparents after Jim’s mother loses her job. When Jim’s mother finds another job, it is on the night shift, so Jim is put to bed at night by his grandfather Henry, a loving but eccentric man. When Jim asks about his father, his grandfather explains to him his father was an alien, then tells the story of how Jim’s father had saved the world from the evil Multars!

Dad The Alien is a story about a boy trying to connect with a missing parent. It explores the tension between the truth and fiction, and just how much a child should know about the past.

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