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This is the slide-out, lift-up, see-through story of the world-famous space travel! 

Starting with mans first experiments 700 years ago, and progressing through the most up-to-date developments in space technology and exploration, Legendary Journeys: Space is the ultimate interactive guide to the quest to explore beyond our planet. From the basics on our solar system, to Moon exploration, satellite communications, living in space, the Space Station, the Space Shuttle, Mars exploration, and contemporary experiments like space tourism—the entire history of space travel magically unfolds in the pages of this book. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the worlds iconic spacecraft and their inner workings. The pioneers who made space history are there too, including Yuri Gagarin, the first human being to orbit the Earth, Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the Moon, and todays crews who continue mans greatest and most legendary space adventure.

About the Author

Dr Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the U.K., where he received a PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of the U.K.s National Physical Laboratory, he has written many nonfiction books for children, including Kingfishers Voyages: Space, and Science Kids: Solar System.
Sebastian Quigley  is an author and illustrator of several non-fiction children's books. He illustrated the Kingfisher title I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings. His other credits include The Dinosaur Museum, The Hammond Space Atlas, The World of Flight (An Inside Look), and several Lego Modelers books.

Product Details

Science & Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Goldsmith, Mike
Children s Nonfiction-Outer Space
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Legendary Journeys
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
full color illustrations throughout
11.79 x 8.11 x 1.16 in 2.43 lb
Age Level:
from 8 up to 13

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Children's » Nonfiction » Astronomy
Children's » Nonfiction » Outer Space
Children's » Science and Nature » Astronomy

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