Astronaut Handbook (Hardcover)

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DO YOU HAVE what it takes to be an astronaut? Meghan McCarthy blasts readers off to astronaut school in her new, young, nonfiction picture book. Take a ride on the Vomit Comet and learn how it feels to be weightless. Have your measurements taken 100 to be exact for your very own space suit. Meghan McCarthy has created the perfect book to share with children who want to be astronauts when they grow up.

About the Author

Meghan McCarthy is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, including "Earmuffs for Everyone: How Chester Arthur Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs"; "Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton"; "Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum"; "City Hawk: The Story of Pale Male"; and "Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse". A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375844591
ISBN-10: 0375844597
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: June 10th, 2008
Pages: 40
Language: English