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Are you ready to explore? 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 . . .

Are you ready to explore? 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 . . .

Rocket through the solar system in this funny, fact-filled whirl around the planets. Join two junior astronauts as they discover what makes each planet unique and what might happen if you were to get too close. 'You couldn't land on Mercury - the heat would burn your bum!'

Written in rollicking verse and beautifully illustrated, Blast Off! is an enticing mix of narrative and information. The story is perfectly pitched for preschool and early primary school children who are brimming with curiosity about the world around them, while bonus fact pages add a little extra depth for children (and adults) who want to know more.

Reviews

I love everything about this picture book . . . the rhyme is perfection and the illustrations are superb. Blast Off! is a wild adventure through space every kid is going to adore.

Shaye Wardrop, Kids' Book Review

A fast-paced, rollicking journey through the solar system that will inspire curiosity about outer space and the planets within it.

Nicole Smith-Forrest, Read Plus

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780143785040

    April 30, 2018

    Random House Australia Children's

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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Activity
Blast Off! Activity Pack

These solar system activities are simply out of this world! Have fun colouring and exploring the planets with Blast Off!

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