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            Almost Astronauts: The Story Of The Merc
             

            Almost Astronauts: The Story Of The Merc (Hardback)

            By Stone, Tanya Lee

            • RRP: $52.99
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            What does it take to be an astronaut? Mastery at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, being in top shape - any checklist would certainly include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. This is the tale of... 13 women proved that they were as tough as the toughest man.
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            ISBN 9780763636111
            Released NZ 1 May 2009
            Publisher Candlewick Press,U.S
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            You Are the First Kid on Mars

            You Are the First Kid on Mars (Hardback)

            Illustrated by O'Brien, Patrick

            • RRP: $29.00
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            As we look back to the beginnings of the space race, 2009 is also the year for looking forward to humankindas next step toward the stars. In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick OaBrien has created a unique look at your first trip to Mars. Using th...e most upto- date designs and theories of what it will take to establish a base on Mars, you are off on an incredible journey, over 35 million miles to the red planet. Filled with details, and vividly brought to life, this is an adventure that you are never going to forget.
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            ISBN 9780399246340
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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            Sun, Moon And Stars

            Sun, Moon And Stars (Hardback, New edition)

            By Turnbull, Stephanie

            • RRP: $10.99
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            Developed with reading experts at Roehampton University, this title provides an introduction to sun, moon and stars for developing readers.

            ISBN 9780746074770
            Released NZ 17 Oct 2006
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Beginners Series
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            Stars: First Step - Space

            Stars: First Step - Space (Paperback, New title)

            By Mitchell, Melanie S.

            Did you know a shooting star is not really a star at all? Stars are balls of gas that give off light and heat. The sun is a star. But there are stars that are 100 times wider than the sun. Learn more about stars in this informative book.

            ISBN 9780822535928
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2004
            Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
            Interest Age 4-6 years
            Series First Step Space
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            Astronomy

            Astronomy (Hardback)

            By Firth, Rachel

            • RRP: $14.99
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            Contains Internet links that offer a selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation and video clips. This title provides information for projects and homework.

            ISBN 9780746099087
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2008
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Discovery
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            Moonshot: The Inside Story of Mankind's Greatest Adventure
               

            Moonshot: The Inside Story of Mankind's Greatest Adventure (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parry, Dan

            • RRP: $48.50
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            In 1969, people from across the globe gathered round television sets to witness one of the most historic moments in the history of mankind - the first human moon landing. This title reveals how the Apollo 11 mission could so easily have gone terribly wrong and America's great tri...umph have become a national disaster.
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            ISBN 9780091928377
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2009
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Living In Space

            Living In Space (Hardback, New edition)

            By Daynes, Katie

            • RRP: $10.99
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            How do astronauts travel into space? Where do they live when they get there? What do they do all day? In this book you'll find the answers and lots more amazing facts about living in space.

            ISBN 9780746074497
            Released NZ 31 Jul 2006
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Beginners Series
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            The Sun is a Bright Star

            The Sun is a Bright Star (Paperback, New edition)

            By Wilson-Max, Ken; Illustrated by Hendra, Sue

            • RRP: $14.99
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            This simple text tells the tale of the sun as it orbits the Earth with the other planets in the galaxy. It includes a pull-out mobile at the back of the book, illustrated with all the planets. Ken Wilson Max is the author of Night Time & Day Out .

            ISBN 9780747530626
            Released NZ 1 Dec 1997
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 0-6 years
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            The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book: Blast into outer space with stellar facts, intergalatic trivia, and out-of-this-world puzzles
             

            The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book: Blast into outer space with stellar facts, intergalatic trivia, and out-of-this-world puzzles (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wagner, kathi; Racine, Sheryl

            • RRP: $21.50
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            Offers kids information about the sun, moon, stars and planets. This book includes information, facts and trivia about: galaxies like the Milky Way and the Big Bang Theory; the sun, its energy and it's 20,000-50,000 Farenheit-degree surface; and, the earth, gravity and how comets... and asteroid impacts change the surface of the planets.
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            ISBN 9781598695441
            Released NZ 1 May 2008
            Publisher Adams Media Corporation
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Everything (R) Kids
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            100 Things to Spot in the Night Sky Cards

            100 Things to Spot in the Night Sky Cards (Novelty book / Other)

            By Clarke, Philip

            • RRP: $16.99
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            Presents a set of cards which cover different features of the night sky, including planets and constellations. This title describes features such as position and brightest stars and provides illustrations and maps of the Northern and Southern skies.

            ISBN 9780746088623
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2007
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Spotters Activity Cards
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