Space Pioneers: Astronauts

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Contents include: What are Astronauts?; What do Astronauts do in space?; What is it like to live on a spacecraft?; How have Astronauts changed our lives?; What does it take to become an Astronaut?; a timeline of space travel.


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Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for over ten years. He is an author, editor, and illustrator of nonfiction books for young people. His works include On the Film Set, Plant Classification, and Plant Parts. He co-writes many of his books with his wife Louise Spilsbury.

Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

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