Grandpa takes me to the moon

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Tambourine Books, Aug 1, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It's been many years since Grandpa rocketed to the moon on an Apollo spacecraft, but his grandchild still loves to hear about it. Whenever Grandpa visits, they share a bedtime story in which the two of them blast off together. Fire up the engines of your imagination, and join them in recreating one of the greatest adventures in human history.

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User Review  - BethWal94 - LibraryThing

In this historical fiction book, a little boy is asking his grandfather to tell him the story of when he went to the moon. As he is telling the story to his grandson, the boy closes his eyes, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - amandapfloyd - LibraryThing

Little boy has his grandpa tell him about the time he went to the moon. The boy imagines going with his grandpa to the moon. Discusses all the steps of space travel, going to Florida, lift off ... Read full review


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Timothy R. Gaffney is the author of "Grandpa Take Me to the Moon" and other books. He is also the aviation journalist for the "Dayton Daily News" in Ohio and a private pilot. He lives in Miamisburg, Ohio.
Bernadette Pons is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including "Mouse Cleaning" and "The Feathered Crown," She lives with her family in Paris, France.

Barry Root is the illustrator of many books for children, including "Gumbrella, " which he also wrote; "By My Brother's Side"; and "Game Day", which received a Christopher Award in the category of books for young people. He lives with his family in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.