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Ground Control to Major Tim: The Space Adventures of Major Tim Peake

Clive Gifford

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Prose: non-fiction, People & places (Children's / Teenage)

A fascinating look at Major TIm Peake's journey to becoming an astronaut and his work aboard the International Space Station.

Aimed at children inspired by Major Tim Peake's adventures in space, this 32-page book looks at the history-making career of the man who, in 2016, became the first British astronaut to live and work on the International Space Station. During his time on board the ISS, Tim Peake carried out experiments, performed a crucial spacewalk and took some awesome photographs. He also found time to run a marathon, present an award to Adele and read a bedtime story to children listening 400km below him on Earth. Packed with amazing photographs, this book reveals how Major Tim's fascination with flight and science began and how his career as an astronaut developed, documenting his inspirational journey into space.

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