Spring 2019

The Spacesuit

How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but they are determined to try.

Based on the incredible true story behind the spacesuit that astronauts wore on the first moon walk and the team of women who sewed it together.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-84886-415-3
$17.99 $13.49
978-1-84886-424-5
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Subject STEM
Copyright 2020
Publisher Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd
Imprint Maverick Arts
Language English
Number of Pages 36
Publication Date 2019-06-18
BISACS JUV014000, JUV039140, JUV016150
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.25 x 10.5
Lexile 640
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews

Reviews

Publishers Weekly

“. . . Donald provides a window into a little-told piece of history that is sure to intrigue.”—Publishers Weekly

Kirkus Reviews

“An outstanding contribution to the recent spate of reminders that women too helped send men to the moon.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Ariel Landy

As soon as Ariel Landy learned how to draw a sky beyond a blue scribbled line, she knew she wanted to be an illustrator. Ariel aims to create illustrations that are imaginative, whimsical, and original. She lives in New York City.

Author: Alison Donald

Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Alison Donald now lives in the UK with her husband and three children. She is a writer and works as a pediatric occupational therapist, helping children with special needs reach their potential.