One Giant Leap (Hardcover)

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By Robert Burleigh, Mike Wimmer (Illustrator)
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The words are instantly recognizable: ?That?s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.? Spoken by Neil Armstrong moments after he became the fi rst human being to set foot on the moon, they have come to represent all that is possible when man?s determination to achieve the seemingly impossible results in success.

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of this extraordinary moment in human history, Robert Burleigh and Mike Wimmer have created a breathtakingly beautiful tribute that transports readers to the stars, where they will experience the moon landing just as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did.

About the Author

Robert Burleigh lives in Chicago, Illinois. Mike Wimmer lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

Praise For…

"The sense of immediacy is irresistible and will cause children who consider the event just ancient history to feel as if they too had left footprints on that distant, dusty surface."
School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399238833
ISBN-10: 0399238832
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2009
Pages: 40
Language: English


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