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Look to the Stars

Look to the Stars
 

Buzz Aldrin takes readers on a journey through the history of space exploration. As one of a handful of astronauts to have walked on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has a unique perspective of space. And he serves as an amazing guide as he introduces us to the pioneers of space. From Coper... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780399247217
Published 14 May 2009 by Penguin
Format Hardback, illustrated edition
Author(s) By Aldrin, Buzz
Illustrated by Minor, Wendell
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ISBN-13 9780399247217
ISBN-10 0399247211
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Putnam Inc
Publication Date 14 May 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Aldrin, Buzz
Illustrated by Minor, Wendell
Category History
Technology & Applied Sciences
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions Width: 287mm
Height: 231mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 476g
Interest Age 6-8 years
Reading Age 6-8 years
Library of Congress Outer space, Interplanetary voyages, Outer space - Exploration, Astronautics, Astronauts
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 629.409
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Buzz Aldrin takes readers on a journey through the history of space exploration. As one of a handful of astronauts to have walked on the moon, Buzz Aldrin has a unique perspective of space. And he serves as an amazing guide as he introduces us to the pioneers of space. From Copernicus to the Wright brothers, from the Apollo program to dreams of future travel, he reminds us that mankind has always looked to the stars. Buzzas informative, kid-friendly text is paired with beautifully detailed illustrations by renowned illustrator Wendell Minor, and offers the perfect introduction to everything space related, including the development of the first rockets, Americaas space race with Russia, details of all the Apollo missions, and the space station. Aldrin and Minor collaborated on the bestselling Reaching for the Moon and now they reach beyond that book to give young readers a concise look at the whole history of space exploration. Each spread provides a wonderful jumping-off point for young readers, and will no doubt inspire them to look to the stars themselves.

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Author's Bio

Wendell Minor is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design. His work is in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the Museum of American Illustration, and the NASA Art Collection at the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

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