How to be an Astronaut and Other Space Jobs

Dr Sheila Kanani, illustrated by Sol Linero
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An out-of-this-world book about space jobs for anyone from age 6+

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut, a spaceship engineer or to work at Mission Control? Find out all about space and all the incredible space jobs you could do, from training to be a space chef or designing spacesuits to searching for new planets we could live on, or even blasting into space and living in the International Space Station. This book will inspire anyone with an interest in science and space exploration.

Paperback includes a press-out-and-make rocket, over 100 stickers and fold-out space scenes!

Author bio:

Dr Sheila Kanani is a space cadet, with her head high up in the clouds even when her feet are firmly on planet Earth. Sheila became interested in space and astronomy at the age of 13, and her passion sky-rocketed from there. She has a PhD in planetary science and her favourite planet is Saturn. Her favourite 'work' interests are teaching GCSE Astronomy and giving public talks to audiences of all ages and sizes, while representing her place of work, the Royal Astronomical Society, which she adores.
Outside of astronomy, Sheila loves to play hockey and the saxophone, enjoys listening to records and dancing like no one is watching with her husband and young son, and curling up on the sofa with an excellent book and her six-fingered cat. Sheila's love of writing began when she was nine and she started a daily journal, which she has kept (mostly) up to date ever since!

Sol is a children's book illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires. Her illustrations are filled with details and beautiful colors focused on children products like books, puzzles, board books and memory games. Sol has worked for Airbnb, Pottery Barn Kids, Unicef and international magazines such as Oprah, Jamie Oliver, Wired and The Washington Post.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781788004442
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Imprint: Nosy Crow
Pub Date: June 2020
Page Extent: 32
Format: Paperback
Subject: Space (Children's / Teenage)