Here at Books2Door, we love space books! They make us want to jet off and explore the stars, discover a new planet and meet an alien.
From books featuring spaceships to imaginary planets and real ones, space books are a great inspiration for young readers looking for their next big adventure. With 2019 marking the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing we’ve put together some of our favourite out-of-this-world books that are sure to blast you off into space.
Author Cavan Scott brings together this Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space 6 book collection. This original Star Wars fiction series takes place in the period between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. With new allies and villains, this set is perfect for Star Wars fanatics aged 7+.
This delightful collection of 4 Usborne Life-the-Flap Questions and Answers books are an endless source of fascination and fun. Discover the answers to the endless questions your children have to ask, from space to science and the world around us! This beautifully illustrated and interactive series is great for your little one’s inquisitive minds, perfect for children 3+.
A pinch of misfortune, a dash of adventure and a dollop of comedy, the books promises to give you all the ingredients of an amazing story! The Mr Pattacake series tells the delicious stories of a goodhearted, eccentric chef and his lazy ginger cat, Treacle (who loves to eat!) Something always goes wrong when they’re on the job, so it’s always up to Mr Pattacake and Treacle to save the day – and the food! Full of bizarre characters and disastrous adventures, join in the hilarious antics as chaos is dished up with a double helping of madness, and a side serving of fun.
Mr Pattacake and the Space Mission
Join Mr Pattacake and his ginger cat Treacle have been invited to join a mission into outer space! Whilst the scientists collect samples from the planet Collywobble, Mr Pattacake tries to show the Collywobblians what food from planet Earth is like. But as ever with Mr Pattacake, disaster strikes and he must find a way to rescue the mission and save Treacle from the evil CATerpillar! Join Mr Pattacake and his lazy cat, Treacle, as they go into space, chase a floating pile of vomit and discover some delightfully disgusting dishes.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing:
- Journey to another World at Royal Museums Greenwich.
Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing at a major new exhibition.
Join us in July 2019 and explore our evolving relationship with the Moon – from antiquity to the present. Bust moon-related myths, see amazing objects that have been to the Moon and back, and ask yourself: what does the Moon mean to us today?
2. Visit the National Space Centre in Leicester
An out of this world experience for the whole family. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience. Become Tim Peake and take the first brave steps to become an astronaut.
3. Moon mission – Eureka! at the National Children’s Museum
Celebrate 50 years since humans first landed on the moon by seeing a NEW space show and take part in astronaut training in a human gyroscope.