Synopses & Reviews
Part of Nobrow's best-selling Leporello series, Space Race chronicles the history of humanity's exploration of outer space during the Cold War.
Leading us through one of the defining chapters of the twentieth century, Tom Clohosy Cole breathlessly illustrates the momentous events that saw opposing superpowers look to the stars in their ideological tightrope battle for supremacy.
Not only an astonishing work of art in its own right, the book comes with a fact sheet detailing important breakthroughs between 1957 and 1975. Space Race is the perfect title for adults and children alike to recall one of humanity's most exciting periods.
Perfect for art lovers or space enthusiasts of all ages, Space Race covers the USSRand#8217;s early triumphs of space exploration on one side and the USAand#8217;s race to the moon on the other, all in beautifully illustrations. Its only text is an illustrated fact sheet detailing important breakthroughs in space travel on both sides of the Iron Curtain between 1957 and 1975, making it a fantastic tool for educators as well as a fun way for young historians to explore a defining period of the 20th Century.
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A beautiful concertina covering the defining events of the USA and USSR's Cold War race into outer space.
About the Author
Tom Clohosy Cole graduated in 2011 from Kingston University with a First Class honours in Illustration BA (Hons), he has since worked for a variety of clients including Radio Times, DandAD and Nobrow. Space Race is his first publication.