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By Mark Greenwood, Illustrated by Terry Denton


32 Pages, 9.25 x 10.5

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $18.99 (US $18.99) (CA $24.99)

Publication Date: November 2020

ISBN 9780143793557

Rights: US & CA

Penguin Random House Australia (Nov 2020)
Puffin (AU YR)

Price: $18.99


A warm, fun picture book about a child living through a momentous event

When Apollo 11 blasts off for the moon, the whole world is watching. On the other side of the planet, Billy, Mickey and Buzz decide to be astronauts too. This picture book brings the excitement of space exploration to a young audience whose parents may not even have been born when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the cratered surface of the moon. It focuses on focuses on how important imaginative play is in a child's experience of the world, and features three pages of non-fiction information. 

Author Biography

Mark Greenwood's books include Drummer Boy of John John and The Donkey of Gallipoli.Terry Denton has been creating children's books for over 30 years. He has won more than 40 children's choice awards and been shortlisted many times in the Children's Book Council of Australia awards.