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Roaring Rockets

Written by Tony Mitton
Illustrated by Ant Parker

Suitable for: 0-5 years

Sponsored by: The David Hammond Charitable Foundation

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Zoom to the moon with a trio of animal astronauts in this lively, picture book. Readers are invited along on a lunar expedition and will learn about space exploration from blast off to splash down through zippy rhyming text and bright, bold artwork. Part of the ‘Amazing Machines’ series.

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On the front cover is a roaring rocket, zooming through space. It's a white cylinder shape with a grey, pointed nose cone and three, large round windows. On board and looking through each window are a white mouse, a brown rabbit and a big, green bird.
Space is dark blue, with lots of white, twinkling stars. Across the top of the page the title is written in yellow and red letters. You can read it in Braille down the left-hand side of the book. Are you looking forward to finding out where the animals are going? Let's get started and roar off with the rocket! Turn over to your first feely picture.
Trace over the feely picture with both hands. Can you feel the Moon in the top left-hand corner?

What's inside

  • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Rocket and Moon
Lunar Lander
Rabbit in spacesuit, flag and Earth

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