Letters from Space
Astronaut Clayton Anderson spent 152 days in space aboard the International Space Station--and while he didn't mail dozens of letters back to Earth (they would have burned up on reentry!), imagine if he did! These letters from space are full of weird science, wild facts, and outrageous true stories from life in space, complete with hysterical illustrations from Susan Batori. Backmatter includes even more interesting information on space, astronauts, and living among the stars.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
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|Publisher||Sleeping Bear Press|
|Available Formats||Hardcover (9781534110748), PDF (9781534167452), Hosted ebook (9781534167629)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||11 x 9|
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The lives of astronauts prove fascinating to any child who has a dream of traveling in space. In Letters from Space, an International Space Station astronaut author tells the story of life in space through letters that he imagined sending. The biography Sally Ride recounts the life story… View »
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Author: Clayton Anderson
Clayton Anderson, a retired astronaut, once spent 152 days aboard the International Space Station. He is now a public speaker and author. This is his first children’s picture book. He lives in League City, Texas—just south of Houston on the Gulf of Mexico.
Illustrator: Susan Batori
Susan Batori lives in Budapest, Hungary, with her soul mate, Robert, and her cat, Kamilla. She studied graphic design at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts Budapest. She worked as an art director at DDB Advertising Agency until she noticed that drawing hilarious characters was much more fun. Since 2013, Susan has been working as a freelance children’s book illustrator. Humor is the one thing in her studio that she could not live without.