Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

armstrong the adventurous journey of a mouse to the moon

A long time ago a mouse learned to fly… and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann’s stunning new book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon where dreams are determined only by the size […]

24 Hours in Space

24 hours in space

Join an astronaut for a day as she goes on her first ever spacewalk, and new crew members arrive. Find out how she trained for her mission and what it’s like living and working in space. How do you eat and drink at zero gravity? How do space toilets work? What are space suits designed […]

Phoenix

phoenix

Lucky thinks he’s an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing to him, and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he’s on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people […]

The Kid Who Came From Space

the kid who came from space

A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again. But that doesn’t mean he’s going to give […]

Planetarium (Junior Edition)

planetarium junior edition

Welcome to Planetarium. This museum is open all hours. It will take you on an incredible journey through the Solar System and beyond, towards the most distant objects in space. So how big is the Universe? How did it start and when will it end? What exactly is a black hole? And are we really […]

The Book of Bok: One Moon Rock’s Journey Through Time and Space

the book of bok one moon rocks journey through time and space

First man on the Moon Neil Armstrong reveals the adventure of the first Moon landing, and how the Earth and the Moon came to be, in this unique non-fiction picture book. A young boy sits up in bed and gazes at the distant Moon through his window. He wonders if, one day, a human will […]

Space Explorers: 25 extraordinary stories of space exploration and adventure

space explorers 25 extraordinary stories of space exploration and adventure

A collection of amazing real-life stories about space exploration and adventure. Do you know the true story of … *The first astronauts to land on the moon and were nearly stranded there for ever, if it hadn’t been for a felt tip pen that saved them? *The ‘human computers’ that launched NASA’s first rockets into […]

The War of the Worlds

Mysterious explosions on the surface of Mars signal the beginning of an alien invasion. Soon the ruthless creatures are terrorizing Earth with their unstoppable death rays. Can nothing prevent these merciless Martians from taking over the world? H.G. Wells’ classic story of Martian invasion, vividly retold for newly independent readers.

Cakes in Space

Astra’s family are all snoring in their sleeping pods, but Astra is WIDE AWAKE. With her friend, Pilbeam, she goes off exploring and soon finds out the ship is in deep trouble. It’s been knocked off course and invaded by a gang of Poglites, an alien salvage crew searching for spoons. But even the Poglites […]

A Maths Journey Through Space

Go on an exciting real-life maths journey to practise the core topics of number, geometry, statistics, ratio & proportion, algebra and measurement. Through data visualisation methods which include colourful diagrams, pictograms, illustrations, photographs and infographics, Go Figure! brings maths into the real world in an innovative, exciting and engaging visual way. It makes even the […]

Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System

Welcome planet explorers! Did you know that Venus is covered in volcanoes? Have you ever wondered why Mars is red? Well, you’re in luck! Professor Astro Cat and the gang are about to set off on a journey around our solar system–so buckle up, join the tour, and get your learn on!

Look Inside: Space

Why do stars shine? And how was the moon made? Children can blast off into space with this fantastic interactive flap book revealing the secrets of the Universe. Vibrant illustrations and simple explanations combined with over 70 flaps to lift. Each double page covers a different topic, including ‘Glittering galaxies’, ‘On the Moon’ and ‘Space […]

Cosmic

It’s one giant leap for all boy-kind in Frank Cottrell Boyce’s out-of-this-world story: Cosmic . Liam is too big for his boots. And his football strip. And his school blazer. But being super-sized height-wise has its advantages: he’s the only eleven-year-old to ever ride the G-force-defying Cosmic rollercoaster – or to be offered the chance […]

The Jamie Drake Equation

How amazing would it be to have a dad who’s an astronaut? Rocket launches, zero gravity, and flying through space like a superhero! Jamie Drake’s dad is orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station and Jamie ought to think it’s cool but he just really misses him… Hanging out at his local observatory, Jamie […]

Fortunately, the Milk…

From multi-award-winning Neil Gaiman comes a spectacularly silly, mind-bendingly clever, brilliantly bonkers adventure – with lip-smackingly gorgeous illustrations by Chris Riddell. Mum’s away. Dad’s in charge. There’s no milk. So Dad saves the day by going to buy some. Really, that’s all that happens. Very boring. YAAAAAAAAAWN. There are absolutely none of the following inside: […]

George’s Secret Key to the Universe

George’s pet pig breaks through the fence into the garden next door – introducing him to his new neighbours: the scientist, Eric, his daughter, Annie, and a super-intelligent computer called Cosmos. And from that moment George’s life will never be the same again, for Cosmos can open a portal to any point in outer space […]

A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

From small steps to giant leaps , A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between. From Ada Lovelace in the nineteenth century, to the women behind the Apollo missions, from the […]

Space Topic (KS2)

Recommended space books for children The topic of space is always a big hit with primary school children, who love to learn facts about the solar system and imagine the infinite possibilities of what lies beyond our galaxy. In KS2 Science, children learn about the Earth, Sun and Moon and how their movement affects our days, […]