If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon (Hardcover)

By Joyce Lapin, Simona Ceccarelli (Illustrator)

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454929703, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 23, 2019

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

If you had your birthday party on the moon, what would it be like? Blast off to an extraterrestrial celebration and find out This cool picture book combines fun and facts to help kids learn all about outer space.

Have your birthday party on the moon and everyone will come After all, who wouldn't want to ride in a rocket and celebrate for a day that lasts as long as a month on Earth? Then, young partygoers could romp in a low-gravity playground; watch candles and balloons behave weirdly in the Moon's atmosphere; and see why the "moon angels" they make in the thick carpet of lunar dust will last for thousands of years. With each discovery, kids learn the science behind the surprise, explained in terms they'll understand. Complete with sidebars and a glossary, this entertaining adventure is perfect for sharing at home and at school.


About the Author

Joyce Lapin is very active in SCBWI. This is her first book for young readers. She lives with her family in Simsbury, CT. Simona Ceccarelli is a freelance illustrator who has worked as both a scientist and an art director. Originally from Como, Italy, she's now based in Basel, Switzerland.