Thad Gets to the Moon

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This adventure story is about Thad, a toy astronaut who longs to be real. One night, a real astronaut lands a rocket in the garden and Thad is treated to a trip to the moon. The astronaut takes him to see an alien football match, which Thad enjoys... until the aliens spot them! Thad and the astronaut leap back to the rocket and return to Earth. This is an excellent story with facts about space, astronauts and gravity. There are links to websites for children to research more information about moon exploration and key people such as Neil Armstrong. Click on the yellow star button to reveal the scientific information or questions and ideas for writing and discussions.

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