Laika the Cosmonaut by Owen Davey
  

Laika the Cosmonaut

Written by Owen Davey
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Laika the Cosmonaut by Owen Davey

Laika is a homeless stray living on the streets of Moscow when she is picked by the Space Programme to be the first ever animal launched into orbit! But her rocket disappears and everyone thinks Laika is lost forever. Now you'll discover in Owen Davey's imaginative story that Laika was rescued by a loving new owner and found her true home on a planet far, far away.

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There is also plenty to explore in Owen Davey's Laika the Astronaut - the artwork gives the story of Laika the canine astronaut real charm. Laika is plucked from the streets of Moscow and launched into space only to be seemingly lost forever when things go wrong. Davey gives a delightful alternative ending which children and adults alike will appreciate. -- The Bookseller * VANESSA LEWIS *

About the Author

Owen Davey

Owen grew up near Brighton and recently graduated from University College Falmouth, gaining a First in Illustration. He describes his style as contemporary and nostalgic and likes to use a palette of warm, muted colours.

Foxly's Feast is his debut picture book, and it has already been ‘Highly Commended’ by the 2009 Macmillan Children’s Book Prize (This is a prize for illustration students, previously won by Sara Fanelli and Lucy Cousins).

He is an award-winning freelance illustrator, living & working in the UK. His work has been published in every continent (except Antarctica), with picture books published in the UK, America, Australia, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Portugal, China & South Korea.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Owen Davey
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Author's Website

owendavey.com/ABOUT-ME

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

9th August 2018

ISBN

9781783700271


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