Topic Books about Space, Aliens & Rockets for Children EYFS

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How To Catch a Star 

by Oliver Jeffers

There once was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had one of his own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his window and dreamed of how he could be their friend. So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own…

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Sidney, Stella and the Moon 

by Emma Yarlett

When twins Sidney and Stella argue over a ball, it bounces out of the window and knocks down the Moon! The siblings search for a replacement until Sidney stumbles on a wheel of cheese. The children launch the new "Moon" into the sky. Will anybody notice?

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The Way Back Home 

by Oliver Jeffers

One day a boy 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 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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Whatever Next! 

by Jill Murphy

The moon and back before bath time? Whatever next! Join Baby Bear as he finds a rocket, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon. A beautiful story of innocence and imagination, full of the characteristic warmth and humour of Jill Murphy.

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Mae Among the Stars

by Roda Ahmed

When Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. 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.

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.