Mrs Gizmo's hologram machine can send messages all over the universe. One day, Mum's message to Dad inadvertently reaches two aliens, who invite themselves round and end up dancing the evening away with the Gizmos.
Illustrated by Nigel Sandor
Strand 7: Give some reasons why things happen or characters change.
Strand 9: Sustain form in narrative, including use of person and time (e.g. writing about story characters).