Laika: Astronaut Dog

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Laika: Astronaut Dog
Written by Owen Davey
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763668222
ISBN-13: 9780763668228
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Laika: Astronaut Dog

author/illustrator: Owen Davey

Laika is a stray dog living on the streets of Moscow when she is chosen to be the first ever animal launched into orbit. But her rocket disappears, and everyone thinks Laika is lost forever. In Owen Davey’s imaginative take on a true story, Laika is rescued by new owners and finds the perfect home on a planet far, far away.

Discover the amazing adventure of the first astronaut dog!
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0763668222 /  9780763668228
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9" x 10 7/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Animals; Science & Technology; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Owen Davey’s first book, Foxly’s Feast, was Highly Commended by the Macmillan Children’s Book prize. His second title, the bedtime book Night Knight, was praised in The New York Times as, “Simple, sweet, and bound to induce sleep.” He lives in England.
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