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Mousetronaut

Written by Mark Kelly and illustrated by C. F. Payne
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What's Mousetronaut About

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A heartwarming picture book tale of the power of the small, from bestselling author and retired NASA astronaut Commander Mark Kelly. Astronaut Mark Kelly flew with “mice-tronauts” on his first spaceflight aboard space shuttle Endeavour in 2001. Mousetronaut tells the story of a small mouse that wants nothing more than to travel to outer space. The little mouse works as hard as the bigger mice to show readiness for the mission . . . and is chosen for the flight! While in space, the astronauts are busy with their mission when disaster strikes—and only the smallest member of the crew can save the day. With lively illustrations by award-winning artist C. F. Payne, Mousetronaut is a charming tale of perseverance, courage, and the importance of the small!

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Mr. Staccato
Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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4.75

This fun little story was a big hit with my three-year-old astronaut-in-training! The illustrations are great—expressive and fun. The story is simple, brief, and imaginative. It doesn’t feel preachy or didactic, but the message is a good one—that there’s a special place for everyone, and if you work hard enough, you can accomplish your goals.

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Who Wrote Mousetronaut

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C. F. Payne

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1442458240
ISBN 13:
9781442458246
Publication Date:
October 9, 2012