Voyages Through Time by Peter Ackroyd
Escape From Earth

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Exploring the universe has always been a dream of humans and, especially for the last 50 years, a constant aim of science. From the early days of rocketry to the creative minds of science fiction writers, Escape from Earth covers the thrilling history of humans venturing into space.

Peter Ackroyd's Voyages Through Time is a series of highly illustrated nonfiction books that illuminate the world's defining eras of history-from our humble beginnings to the exploration of space. Written in a fresh, bold narrative, this series is sure to become a publishing classic.
 

About Peter Ackroyd

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Peter Ackroyd is a highly acclaimed historian, biographer, poet, and novelist. He was born in London and studied at both Cambridge and Yale universities. His books include The Great Fire of London, The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde, T.S. Eliot: A Life, and London: The Biography. This is his first series with DK and his first work for children.
 
Published September 25, 2003 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd. 144 pages
Genres: History, Computers & Technology, Children's Books, Science & Math, Education & Reference.

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In the detailed account of man's efforts to reach the stars, Voyages Through Time: Escape from Earth by British biographer and novelist Peter Ackroyd, a companion to The Beginning, Ackroyd examines the triumphs and tragedies of mankind's explorations of space.

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