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Reading Planet - The Apollo Time Capsule

Written by David MacPhail

Part of the Rising Stars Reading Planet Series

Key Stage 2 Space

More About This Book

The Apollo Time Capsule is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills.

A note from the author:  In July 1969, my mum stayed up through the night to watch the first Moon landing, as did millions of others. Mum has often spoken about how nervous she was, for no one knew if the landing would be successful. But it was also a time of great hope, excitement and possibility. We have long wanted to write something about that magical night – perhaps
the greatest night in all human history; the night when anything became possible.

David MacPhail

Reading Planet - The Apollo Time Capsule Synopsis

July 1969: Clare tucks a letter into the time capsule being buried at her school in honour of the Apollo 11 Moon landings. A letter containing information about space exploration which nobody could possibly know ...

July 2019: Space-geek Ryan is given a letter from the same time capsule. A letter written by someone called Clare, who seems to have been able to predict the future ... Could time travel really be possible?

Book Information

ISBN: 9781510445185
Publication date: 27th September 2019
Author: David MacPhail
Publisher: Rising Stars UK Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 72 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Reading Scheme, Space

About David MacPhail

David MacPhail left home at eighteen to travel the world and have adventures. After working as a chicken wrangler, a ghost-tour guide and a waiter on a tropical island, he now has the sensible job of writing children’s books. He lives in Edinburgh.

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