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Greetings, my little Astro Kittens! Are you ready to take off on your first space adventure? Join Professor Astro Cat as we learn all about Cosmic Machines, in an adventure for pre-K age kids to spark their interest in science!
Advancements in space technology mean that we now know more than ever before about what's out there in the Universe. From rockets to rovers, this beautifully designed board book introduces young explorers to some of the most innovative and incredible machinery that has opened our eyes and broadened our minds to things we could never have imagined.
About the Author
Dr. Dominic Walliman received a PhD in Quantum Device Physics in 2010. He has a long track record of teaching physics to students of all abilities at universities, schools and even festivals. He is the author for the entire Astro Cat series, which consists of two board books, two books for young readers, four books for elementary age children, and one activity book.
Ben Newman is known for his contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colours and playful characters. He has exhibited his work internationally and worked for a diverse range of clients including the Tate, Fantagraphics and Selfridges. He is the illustrator for the entire Astro Cat series, which consists of two board books, two books for young readers, four books for elementary age children, and one activity book.
“Once dinosaurs have begun to seem passé, space is the place for many toddlers, and the Astro Kittens are excellent guides.”
"Perfect for children who love outer space and learning about cool machines, this clever board book is a great introduction. With great information and wonderful illustrations, preschoolers are sure to enjoy this journey into outer space through the eyes of machines we use to explore it."
—YA Books Central 5-star review
"Cosmic Machines takes the Astro Kittens and looks at the hardware that makes exploration possible, The Hubble Space Telescope, probes, satellites, International Space Station and the power needed to lift off are just a few things spoken about in this book. For the record, Newton’s second law of motion is in the book too, just in case any young rocket engineers want to double check their calculations."