SPACE EXPLORERS KS1

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The Skies Above My Eyes

by Charlotte Gullain

Have you ever looked up and wondered what's going on high up in the skies above your eyes? Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina book.

A Cat's Guide to the Night Sky

by Stuart Atkinson 

If you look up at the sky on a dark night, what do you see? In the company of Felicity the cat discover the phases of the moon, the constellations and how to spot the Northern Lights and the Milky Way. This beautiful book will introduce you to the beauty of the night sky.

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Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum

Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Stylish illustrations and diagrams reveal how a robot travelled 350,000,000 miles to explore a planet where no human has ever been.

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Professor Astro Cats Frontiers of Space by Ben Newman

Professor Astro Cat is the smartest cat in the alley. He's got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun! Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too! Take a journey to the very frontiers of space and find out everything there is to know about Space!

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Laika the Astronaut Dog

by Owen Davey

Laika is a stray dog living on the streets of Moscow when she is chosen to be the first ever animal launched into orbit. But her rocket disappears, and everyone thinks Laika is lost forever. In this imaginative take on a true story, Laika is rescued by new owners and finds the perfect home on a planet far, far away.

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Beegu 

by Alexis Deacon

Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don't seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the BIG ones. The little ones are a different matter . . .

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Man On The Moon 

by Simon Bartram

Bob is everyone's favourite man on the moon; follow him on his daily adventures. Bob has a special job - looking after the moon. He keeps it clean and entertains passing space tourists as well as giving guided tours. He knows everything about the moon and that there is definitely no such thing as aliens!...

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The Moon

by Hannah Pang

For centuries, mankind has gazed up at the Moon in awe and wonder. But how much do we know about our closest neighbour? In this book, you'll discover the history of man's relationship with the Moon – the science, the myths, the facts and the fiction – and how it affects our everyday lives and the world around us.

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The Way Back Home 

by Oliver Jeffers

Once there as a boy, and one day, he found an aeroplane in his cupboard. He thought he’d take it out for a go right away. At first, all went well and the plane flew higher and higher and higher until suddenly, with a splutter, it ran out of petrol. The boy was stuck on the moon and he was not alone.

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Mae Among the Stars

by Roda Ahmed

When Mae was a child, she dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Mae's curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space.

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