Rocket to the Moon!

Big Ideas That Changed the World #1

Don Brown author



Published:5th Mar '19

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Rocket to the Moon! cover

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn’t just one man who got us to the moon. The Moon Landing explores the people and technology that made the moon landing possible. Instead of examining one person’s life, it focuses on the moon landing itself, showing the events leading up to it and how it changed the world. The book takes readers through the history of rocket building: from ancient Chinese rockets, to “bombs bursting in air” during the War of 1812, to Russia’s Sputnik program, to the moon landing. Beautifully illustrated and well-researched, this book is the perfect resource for curious readers and tomorrow’s scientists. It includes a timeline of space travel, a bibliography, and an index.

"It's a fascinating read and presented in a comic-style format which will appeal to readers of all ages and abilities. Brilliantly done, with a timeline of space travel, a bibliography, and an index which add greatly to the factual value. Unusual and engaging." -- Parents in Touch

ISBN: 9781419734045

Dimensions: 210mm x 146mm x 21mm

Weight: 440g

136 pages