Space Boy (Hardcover)
Houghton Mifflin, 9780618605682, 24pp.
Publication Date: September 24, 2007
This world, decides Nicholas, is too noisy for him. Time to take a trip. He packs a snack, puts on his suit, and takes off . . . to the utterly quiet craters and vast deserts of the distant moon. In this utterly charming picture book, the allure of space travel and the longing for peace and quiet entice a young boy to take his space rocket to the moon for a picnic.
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Praise For Space Boy…
[S]pare and jovial watercolor illustrations...a far-out bedtime read, including an understanding of the need to delay the inevitable --Kirkus 9/1/07
"This picture book offers plenty to enjoy...a lovely, childlike adventure..." Booklist 10/15/07 Booklist, ALA
"Kids who love outer space and rockets will adore this quiet, imaginative adventure." SLJ 10/2007 School Library Journal