Story 4 - Episodes 7 & 8 - Outer Space Adventure

An Outer Space Adventure

Join Lauren and the Reading Bug for an Adventure that's out of this world! The Reading Bug has a new - green - friend who needs to get back home, and you can help! Just jump in the magic book bag, use your imaginations and BLAST OFF!

Books Mentioned in this Podcast

Fiction: 
Your Alien Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Goro Fujita (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454911296
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 4th, 2015

A little boy meets a stranded alien child and strikes up a friendship until bedtime, when the alien becomes very sad. Ages 3 to 7.


Non-Fiction: 
Cosmic Catastrophes: Seven Ways to Destroy a Planet Like Earth (Smithsonian) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451476845
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2016

From asteroids to aliens, David Aguilar builds scientific cases for seven extreme events that could affect our planet. Ages 8 to 12.


Destination: Space Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060877231
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Published: Collins - May 23rd, 2006

Written by the dean of children’s science writers, Destination: Space explores the mysteries of our solar galaxy, and beyond. Ages 5 to 9.


Go for Liftoff!: How to Train Like an Astronaut (Dr. Dave -- Astronaut) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781554519149
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Published: Annick Press - April 11th, 2017

Written by a real astronaut, Dr. Dave Williams, this book tells about the training that astronauts must go through before lift-off into space. Ages 6 to 11.


In Focus: Space Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780753473504
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Published: Kingfisher - July 18th, 2017

This book is part of a great science series for curious kids. It features top 10 lists, fast facts, quizzes and more, accompanies by pages of vivid photography. Ages 6 to 11.


Let's Investigate with Nate #2: The Solar System Cover Image
By Nate Ball, Wes Hargis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062357427
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Published: HarperCollins - August 1st, 2017

Part of a new STEM-based picture book series by the host of PBS’s Design Squad and Design National Squad, this book takes you on a 3.6 billion mile ride through the solar system with Nate and his team of scientists. Ages 4 to 8.


National Geographic Readers: Planets Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426310362
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - July 10th, 2012

Planets is a brilliantly illustrated level 2 reader about the vast world of outer space. Ages 5 to 8.


The Planets in Our Solar System (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062381941
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Published: HarperCollins - August 4th, 2015

This classic picture book was written by the former chair of the American Museum of Natural History-Hayden Planetarium and is full of fascinating facts about the Earth and our solar system. Ages 4 to 8.


Professor Astro Cat's Solar System Cover Image
By Dr. Dominic Walliman, Ben Newman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781911171379
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Published: Flying Eye Books - October 31st, 2017

Join Professor Astro Cat on a journey around our solar system. Ages 4 to 7.


Other Great Books for You to Explore: 
Your Alien Returns Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Goro Fujita (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454911302
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 4th, 2016

It's the human boy's turn to visit the extraterrestrial's home planet--and to feel like an outsider. Ages 3 to 7.


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook (Pop Classics #3) Cover Image
By Kim Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683690108
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Published: Quirk Books - October 31st, 2017

This book is based on the movie by the same name and tells the story of a friendship between a young boy and an alien stranded on Earth. Ages 3 to 7.


Mooncake (Moonbear) Cover Image
By Frank Asch, Frank Asch (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442494039
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Published: Aladdin - March 4th, 2014

Blast off to the moon and back with best friends, Moonbear and Little Bird. Their adventure begins when Moonbear wonders what the moon tastes like. Ages 3 to 7.


I Took the Moon for a Walk Cover Image
By Carolyn Curtis, Alison Jay (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781841488035
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Published: Barefoot Books - August 1st, 2012

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure with his friend, the moon. Ages 4 to 6.


Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story Cover Image
By Mark Kelly, C. F. Payne (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781442458246
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 9th, 2012

Inspired by a real life mouse, astronaut Mark Kelly’s first children’s book tells the story of Meteor, a mouse who turns his tiny size to his advantage and realizes his dream to fly through space. Ages 4 to 8.


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On the Moon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780794506179
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Published: Usborne Books - June 1st, 2004

On the Moon takes readers on an Apollo-like trip to the moon.  Ages 4 to 7.


Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book Cover Image
By Zelda Turner, Ben Newman (Illustrator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781909263468
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Published: Flying Eye Books - December 13th, 2016

Professor Astro Cat is here to help Packed with amazing experiments, thrilling facts and create-your-own adventures, Ages 4 to 7.


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