The Race to Space: From Sputnik To The Moon Landing And Beyond... by Clive GiffordThe Race to Space: From Sputnik To The Moon Landing And Beyond... by Clive Gifford

The Race to Space: From Sputnik To The Moon Landing And Beyond...

byClive GiffordIllustratorPaul Daviz

Hardcover | May 21, 2019

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You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on July 20th 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a U.S. a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.
Clive Gifford has traveled to more than 70 countries, climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots, and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Smithsonian, and TES awards. He won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with...
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Title:The Race to Space: From Sputnik To The Moon Landing And Beyond...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:64 pages, 11.9 X 8.6 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:64 pages, 11.9 X 8.6 X 0.6 inPublished:May 21, 2019Publisher:words & picturesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1786038900

ISBN - 13:9781786038906

Appropriate for ages: 7

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You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on July 20th 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a U.S. a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.

Editorial Reviews

"Daviz’s schematic, retro-futuristic illustrations brighten each page with stylized snapshots of groundbreaking moments."
- Publishers Weekly