Space Race: The Journey To the Moon and Beyond


Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a journey through space exploration history, from the Apollo Moon landings to mind-boggling plans for living on Mars. How did we land on the Moon? What will the space jobs of the future look like? And why did we send a car to space? ‘The Space Race’ answers all of the big questions that kids have about space travel. Sarah Cruddas brings to life the hidden stories behind the most famous space missions, before taking the reader on a journey through our space future.

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Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a ride-along through space exploration history featuring interviews with real Astronauts!

This interesting children’s space handbook takes you on a journey through the history of space exploration. Unpack space history, its future, and fascinating information on the human exploration of our galaxy. This picture book will answer your kid’s planet-sized questions.

Suited for space-intrigued 7-9-year-olds who are eager to learn about the galaxy! Eileen Collins, first woman NASA astronaut to command a space shuttle mission, gives a foreword to this incredible book by Sarah Cruddas. Learn about real-life astronauts, including Apollo 17’s Eugene Cernan and Virgin Galactic Test Pilot Kelly Latimer, who all give insight into life in space!

From Man’s dream on Earth about going into space, to a man’s first steps on the moon and beyond. Satisfy your interest of space by immersing yourself in first-hand thought-provoking stories and jaw-dropping visuals of this high quality, content-rich educational book.

Read about the hidden stories behind the most famous space missions, before embarking on a journey through our space future. Propelled by recent scientific discoveries and printed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, The Space Race is an essential children’s handbook to understanding every aspect of the history, and future, of human space travel.

Track Our Incredible Human Journey Through The Cosmos

Delve into 50 years of space exploration with Sarah Cruddas, who shares exciting first-hand experiences of real astronauts and milestone events. Explore the future of space exploration and how you can be a part of the next space race.

Find out answers to questions like “Do you know who took the first steps on the moon?”; “Will man ever set foot on Mars?”; “Are we alone?” and “What does the future of space travel hold for us?”

Let your children explore their own questions with factual content that will leave them captivated and perhaps, who knows, inspire them to become an astronaut too someday?

This educational book takes you on a journey through:
– History of the race to the moon
– Trailblazers in space exploration
– The new space race
– The future of space innovation

Additional information

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 26.4 × 22.2 × 2.3 cm










629.41 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J