Astro Girl (Hardback)Ken Wilson-Max (author)
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Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 275 x 240 mm
"Gorgeously illustrated and beautifully paced, this empowering and heartwarming story delivers a wonderful surprise at the end."* Children's Books Ireland *
"Delightful and educational."* Book Trust - Books We Love *
"A diverse and aspirational picture book, radiating positivity and parental love...All the elements of this book will be sure to get Early Years children excited. A great read-aloud to the class for those looking for a bit more to discuss."* Just Imagine *
"This delightful story brings space travel up close for young children, and has a special surprise ending!"* Summer Reading Challenge *
"This lovely early-years picture book explores Astrid's passion within a domestic sphere as she explores the every day with her father, thinking about how what they are doing relates to outer space - eating meals, discussing gravity, science experiments and more. There's a neat twist at the end - the mum comes home from her job as an astronaut. Black-outlined colourful illustrations set this book firmly within preschool territory, with a lovely timeline of women in space at the back."* Minerva Reads *
"A story full of tenderness and adventure...This gentle picture book with distinctive earthy illustrations is a lovely read-aloud for Reception/Year 1 with a wonderful inclusive message at its heart, supported by the mini fact-files about female and BAME astronauts at the end."* Books for Topics *
"A very encouraging story, and Ken Wilson-Max's illustrations, with their textured look, are as delightful as ever."* Books for Keeps *
"Seek this book out, it's great...an enjoyable, diverse read."* Mama Filz *
"Lovely story."* Parents in Touch *
"This book will enable children and parents to talk with each other and build stories an pictures around all sorts of space travel."* DolphinBooks - the blog *
"A delightful combination of imaginative play and inspiring role model from a much-loved author-illustrator."-- Imogen Russell Williams * Guardian *
"Lovely, big, bold illustrations."* Angels and Urchins *
"With bold, strong pictures this story has a surprise for its reader...and has plenty of interesting facts... A delight to read."* Armadillo *
"Simply and beautifully told...A smashing book for young space enthusiasts and perhaps to share on Father's Day."* Red Reading Hub *
"A delightful and educational book for young readers interested in space travel, with colourful illustrations, large-print text, fun facts, diverse characters and heartfelt father-daughter interactions."* Booktrust Great Books of the Year 2020 *
"A wonderful picture book for encouraging children to believe they can do anything. It's a beautifully tender portrait of a father-daughter relationship, with lots of playful games and activities to share - and an empowering ending."-- Jane Porter * Book Trust recommends *
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