3...2...1...Blast off with this book of fun facts about spaceships, planets, the Milky Way, and more!
Did you know that Saturn is the least dense planet in the solar system? If there were a body of water large enough to hold it, Saturn would float! How about that Neil Armstrong was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor? Or that Earth could fit inside Jupiter more than 1,000 times?
Filled with tons of cool facts about outer space, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is out of this world!
Laura Lyn DiSiena is an art director who loves to write, design, and make crafty things. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her artsy husband and two naughty cats. You can visit them online at OhWellHello.com.
Hannah Eliot is a children’s book editor who lives in Manhattan, New York. Her favorite activities include editing (of course), writing, painting, and doodling all over every piece of notebook paper she uses.
As a seasoned professional in the animation industry, Pete Oswald’s credits include traditional animation, CG, and stop motion. Pete’s work as an illustrator and designer includes Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Madagascar 2, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, ParaNorman, and Hotel Transylvania. His short film, The Story of Walls (2009), earned him an Annie Award nomination. Pete and his family live in Santa Monica, California.
Aaron Spurgeon is a professional artist working in the animation industry. Aaron’s credits include Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and the Mickey Mouse shorts, as well as several unreleased animation projects. When not working on movies, Aaron enjoys doing illustrations based on historical city locales and mentoring young artists. Aaron and his family live in Pasadena, California.
Publisher: Little Simon (December 16, 2014)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: P - 3
Ages: 4 - 8
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