Astronaut Handbook

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
DO YOU HAVE what it takes to be an astronaut? Meghan McCarthy blasts readers off to astronaut school in her new, young, nonfiction picture book. Take a ride on the “Vomit Comet” and learn how it feels to be weightless. Have your measurements taken—100 to be exact—for your very own space suit. Meghan McCarthy has created the perfect book to share with children who want to be astronauts when they grow up.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

A simple but informative text, and cartoon-like acrylic illustrations are paired to great effect in Meghan McCarthy's Astronaut Handbook, which offers a fun, fact-filled look at a common childhood ... Read full review

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User Review  - missbrandysue - LibraryThing

Simply written in language that second grade students would comprehend, this book shares the training that astronauts must do to get ready to go on a mission to outer space. It encourages the reader ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Meghan McCarthy is the author-illustrator of The Adventures of Patty and the Big Red Bus, Aliens Are Coming!, and Strong Man. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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