There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon!

by Lucille Colandro illustrated by Jared Lee


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This wacky lady gobbles up everything like a black hole while readers learn out-of-this world facts about space.

Good For:
Popular Picture-Book Series Based on the Nursery Rhyme Classic, Zany Cartoon Artwork, Storytelling Science, Learning Without Even Knowing It

Topics and Themes:
Solar System, Comets and Meteors, Space Travel

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In this spin-off, the old lady turns into an old astronaut who travels through space, swallowing a moon...along with a star, a planet, a comet, a meteor, a rocket, and a satellite. Why? Well it went down just right, that bright satellite!

Two new characters lead the reader through this hilarious adventure while exchanging some awesome facts about outer space for a light take on nonfiction that’s perfect for this age. With expanded back matter about the solar system and a search-and-find game at the end, this old astronaut definitely shoots for the stars.
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    • Grades: PreK - 1
    • Ages: 3 - 6
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 9"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-58814-9