Billy dreams he went to Mars and met a magical Queen of Mars. He discovers interesting and entertaining creatures with many surprises in the story.
Billy enters a parade bicycle-decorating contest with a spaceship-to-Mars theme. That night when he falls asleep he envisions he was picked to go to Mars in place of an astronaut . . . but via his bike! Once there, he meets a beautiful young queen who gives him a magical talking hat that becomes his companion on journeys. He visits a zoo that has strange and wonderfully-entertaining creatures. Upon returning to see the queen, she magically transforms the hat into a very unique spaceship to get Billy home.
Back home, Billy wakes up and thinks his trip to Mars was just a dream. Billy wins the bicycle-decorating contest and is given the honor of being the king of the parade. When he meets the queen of the parade, she looks identical to the Queen of Mars. He now wonders whether his dream was real!
Except for the first chapter of the book, each chapter ends with a surprise cliff hanger. The final surprising line in this enticing children’s book leaves the reader wondering whether Billy’s dream was real, too!