The Race to Space

The Race to Space

by Clive Gifford and Paul Daviz

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 21/05/2019

  $21.77

You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on 20th July 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a US a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.

ISBN:
9781786038913
9781786038913
Category:
Educational: Technology
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
21-05-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Words & Pictures
Paul Daviz

Paul Daviz is a Blackburn-born illustrator whose style is characterised by big, bold shapes, sweeping lines, strong colours, hints of texture, and plenty of fun.

He is influences by Soviet matchbox covers 1970s cinema advertising. After studying graphic design and working as a storyboard visualizer for TV ads, packaging and print campaigns, Paul moved to freelance illustration, producing work for numerous and diverse clients, including Chanel 4, The Daily Telegraph, HarperCollins, BMW, Ravensburger and Royal Mail.

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