Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World

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8.2 X 0.5 X 10.1 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

JAMES GLADSTONE is an award-winning author of picture books for children, including When Planet Earth Was New, Earthrise, and Journey Around the Sun. James lives in Toronto, Ontario.

CHRISTY LUNDY enjoys exploring the relationship between characters and their environment in her work. She designs locations and creates background paintings for children's animated shows, as well as doing editorial illustrations for a wide variety of clients. Earthrise is her first children's book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


"Earthrise is a book to read repeatedly. Every portion of this space flight, especially the Earthrise photograph, is presented with excellence by weaving facts into a beautiful narrative and depicting its history vividly in illustrations."--Librarian's Quest
"Earthrise is especially important now, in a time where the world feels more divided than ever."--Inspired by Savannah
"This book ought to act as a kind of appetizer for readers who want to dig a little deeper into the early days of space travel."--Quill & Quire
"For any fan of Earth."--Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW
"A star-bright account of space exploration."--Booklist
"A fine snapshot of a milestone event in U.S. and world history for robust nonfiction picture book collections."--School Library Journal
"Readers will enjoy learning about astronauts and outer space by reading this uplifting book."--School Library Connection
"Earthrise captures an inspiring moment of space travel and should be included in all library and personal collections."--Canadian Review of Materials
"[This] book will help children appreciate their shared history and their home planet of earth."--Resource Links