Moonwalk: The Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by David Jenkins, Adrian Buckley
  

Moonwalk: The Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Written by David Jenkins, Adrian Buckley
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Synopsis

Moonwalk: The Story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by David Jenkins, Adrian Buckley

Written for children, but with parents very much in mind, this book tells the Apollo 11 story through the medium of artist Adrian Buckley's atmospheric imagery. From President Kennedy's call to put a man on the moon to the celebratory ticker tape parade in Manhattan, this is a story of three extraordinary men and their incredible achievement: Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Command Module Pilot Michael Collins. On 21 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong opened the hatch in the Lunar Module and descended the ladder to set foot on the surface of the Moon, he became in an instant the greatest traveller in human history. Full of period detail and fascinating insights, this is a book to be explored and enjoyed.

About the Author

Adrian Buckley is a renowned graphic artist, whose previous book for children, An Igloo on the Moon: Exploring Architecture, won wide critical acclaim.David Jenkins is an author who ranges across disciplines. This is his second book for children. His first, An Igloo on the Moon: Exploring Architecture, won the DAM Architectural Book Award 2015.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

David Jenkins, Adrian Buckley
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Publisher

Circa Press

Publication date

1st October 2016

ISBN

9780993072178


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