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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756601713
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Series: Voyages Through Time Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.65(d)
Lexile: 1180L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

About the Author

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.

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