Balloon to the Moon by Chris Nielsen | Hardie Grant Publishing
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Balloon to the Moon

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Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers w ere making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. But w hy stop there? Learn about the great innovations of the past, then get ready for BLAST OFF into an unknow n but exciting future.

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ISBN:

9781787413542

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

80

Dimensions:

30cm x 23cm

RRP:

$34.99

Publisher:

Kings Road Publishing

Published:

01 July 2019

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Chris Nielsen

Christopher Nielsen
Christopher Nielsen’s weathered surfaces take inspiration from vintage design. Tin toys, Mexican wrestlers, Route 66, Matchboxes, Medical Charts and Indian Goddesses all jostle for attention amongst the flotsam and jetsam in his flip-top head. These scratchy retro images have been adopted by wineries, zoo’s, radio stations and fish mongers from around the globe. He toils by lamplight in a warehouse