One Small Step: Celebrating the First Men On the Moon (Hardcover)

Celebrating the First Men On the Moon

By Jerry Stone

Flash Point, 9781596434912, 24pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2009




Touch, feel, and experience the story behind the first moon landing.

This celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is a collection of keepsakes and memories that bring that historic moment of pride an accomplishment to life for a new generation. A stunning lenticular cover animates man's first steps on the moon; an embossed textured page inside reproduces footprints in lunar soil; stickers, replicas, mission patches, fold-out newspaper pages, collecting cards, removable novelties and more complete this spectacular commemorative book.

About the Author

From Templar, the creator of the bestselling "Ologies."

Praise For One Small Step: Celebrating the First Men On the Moon

“The book’s scrapbook format invites readers to explore the concepts, technologies and personal stories behind manned space flight . . . . Big fun.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Chock-full of facts, photographs, illustrations and memorabilia that take a distant voyage and bring it close.” —The Washington Post

“A tremendous amount of information is enthusiastically presented; topics include fictional accounts of space travel, the space race, the Apollo/Saturn V, the Apollo 11 astronauts, the mission launch, landing and exploration of the Moon, the return to Earth, subsequent space missions, and future possibilities.” —School Library Journal

“Packed with interactive components, this tribute to the Apollo 11 mission is a mock scrapbook penned by a 12-year-old space enthusiast.” —Publishers Weekly

“Kids will be drawn into the drama of the historic event and may be enticed into starry dreams of their own by closing glimpses of planned near-future expeditions to the Moon and to Mars.” —Kirkus Reviews