Zoom! Zoom! Zoom! I'm Off to the Moon! by Dan Yaccarino

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Combines short, rhyming text and bold, vibrant illustrations that portray a boy astronaut and his fabulous rocketship as they blast into space for an out-of-this-world adventure."

About Dan Yaccarino

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Artist and freelance illustrator Dan Yaccarino graduated from the Parsons School of Design in New York in 1987. Yaccarino's work has appeared in periodicals such as Rolling Stone, Playboy and New York magazine. AT&T, Mount Gay Rum, Gardenburger and other companies have used his images and illustrations in their advertising. In 1993, Yaccarino published his first children's book, Big Brother Mike, and has since written or illustrated almost twenty more children's books.
Published September 1, 1997 by Scholastic. 40 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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The short, rhymed text, replete with exclamation points, pounds away like a rapid heartbeat--``Boosters blast!/Moving fast./Engines roaring./Rocket soaring''-- while the young traveler, resembling the Michelin Man in his huge, orange spacesuit, tumbles about in free fall, watches the earth rise f...

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Turning the book sideways shows the platform as last-minute procedures commence: ""Countdown counting.../ Excitement mounting.../ ...Lift off!/ Boosters blast!/ Moving fast./ Engines roaring./ Rocket soaring."" As the rocket travels upward, the text climbs diagonally across the page and diminishe...

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