A rocket, a robot, and the beginnings of a Mars colony…
A long time ago, in the house that Jack built, a rat ate the malt, a cat chased the rat, and a dog, a cow, and a maiden all-forlorn came by for a visit.
Now, on a red planet near our own, a truck builds a house, pressurized by an air system powered by a solar array and maintained by a robot...but space exploration comes with a few surprises.
This picture book is a fun STEM/realistic fiction/science story for preschoolers and early readers. Through the story, a space-age nursery rhyme, children discover how life on Mars might, possibly, come to be—when The Rocket Flew to Mars.
|Publisher:||Audrey E Sauble|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)|
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite The Rocket that Flew to Mars by Audrey Sauble is all about the rocket that flew to Mars. The book speaks about the capsule propelled by the engines that launched the rocket that flew to Mars. It travels for many, many days before landing on Mars. The air on Mars is thin and the air system inside the capsule is required to enable people to survive on Mars. The solar panels make electricity to run the air system and many other machines in the biodome. Mars is a dusty place to live and the robot cleans the solar panels. A seed falls while cleaning the solar panels and it grows with the help of water dripping from one of the leaked pipes. The book is about space travel and is informative and educational to both young and old alike. The pictures are very interesting and help readers understand the concept clearly. The way the author explains about Mars and rockets will encourage children to learn more about space travel and living on Mars. The book is perfect to use in science education classes in schools and in groups. Apart from developing an interest in space travel, the book also helps to expand young readers' vocabulary. The story is simple and the author's fluidity in expression gives it a good pace and movement. Learning about space and science has been made interesting through this storybook. Did you find this book informative? I did, and it has made me more curious to learn about space travel, rockets, and living on Mars.