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There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon!

By Lucille Colandro   Illustrated by Jared D Lee   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338325072 Hardcover
64 Pages | 6.84" x 9.34" | Ages 4 to 8

There was an old astronaut who swallowed the moon. I don't know why she swallowed the moon. It happened at noon.

Scholastic's bestselling OLD LADY returns in this adventure series with a nonfiction twist that will make you laugh AND learn! In this spin-off, the OLD LADY turns into an OLD ASTRONAUT who travels through space, swallowing a moon . . . along with a star, a planet, a comet, a meteor, a rocket, and a satellite. . . Why? Well, it went down just right, that bright satellite!

Two new characters lead the reader through this hilarious adventure while exchanging some awesome facts about outer space for a light take on nonfiction that's perfect for this age. With expanded back matter about the solar system and a search-and-find game at the end, this OLD ASTRONAUT definitely shoots for the stars!

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"This underwater romp is at once funnier and more educational than 'There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly.' Verdict: The rare book that's perfect for at-home reads and rereads as well as for storytime." — School Library Journal