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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E COLLI R (Text) 33126023139086 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E COLLI R (Text) 33126023139078 Easy Checked out 11/16/2020
Wm. E. Durr Branch E COLLI R (Text) 33126023139102 Easy Available -

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  • ISBN: 1910200905
  • ISBN: 9781910200902
  • ISBN: 1338189492
  • ISBN: 9781338189490
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
    regular print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling Books, Scholastic Inc., 2018.

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Summary, etc.: 5 4 3 2 1... BLAST OFF! There's a tiny little rocket that will take you to the stars, It only flies there once a year, but zips you out past Mars... Jump in for a journey that is out of this world!
Subject: Stories in rhyme
Outer space Fiction
Rockets (Aeronautics) Fiction

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2018 June

    PreS-K—This title starts off with a teeny-tiny warning: "This book will make you want to BLAST OFF into outer space!" The tiny print is right-on in that the realistic yet whimsical illustrations will sweep up readers and make them want to visit the beautiful universe Collingridge has created. The story begins with the tiny little rocket blasting off on a rhyming adventure to Mars, the Sun, and narrowly avoiding a collision with a meteor before flying back to Earth. There the tiny little rocket unfurls a banner to say "Happy Birthday World!" celebrating the earth's birthday with a special three-page gatefold that shows the earth surrounded by sparkling fireworks. Taking advantage of the foldout, the reverse side shows our solar system with all nine planets and an explanation of how we celebrate the earth's birthday on New Year's Day. While the illustrations are mesmerizing, the minimal text is much more simple and is merely used as a way to get from one illustration to the next rather than telling a compelling story. In addition, the rhyming scheme doesn't always read smoothly. The illustrations alone should be enough to compel young readers to pick up this book. VERDICT Best for reading aloud, this is an exciting intergalactic adventure to add to picture book collections.—Jayna Ramsey, Douglas County Libraries in Parker, CO

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