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"If you've not seen the world via M. Sasek's series of children's travel books, here's the perfect excuse to do so...the book is a colorful time capsule from the hip world of Cape Canaveral during the era of "Right Stuff" astronauts." ~Bookpage.com
"Filled with facinating facts, the book is an inimitable introduction to the rise of the American space program, combining lots of details with Sasek's subtle humor." ~Parenthood.com
M. Sasek was born in 1916 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. An author and illustrator, he is best remembered for his classic stories on the great cities of the world. He died in 1980.
Like many kids, I dreamed of being an astronaut. I use to check this book out a lot in grade school. A wonderful picture book about the early days of the space race. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lee J Poston
I purchased this book for each of my four sons' families. I also gave copies(from other sources) to nephews/nieces. My father and his brother owned a construction co. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Nana Pat