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Picture Books: Rockets & Space Exploration

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It’s time for another list with some favorite kids’ books!
It’s been almost a year since I published my own space story—The Rocket that Flew to Marsand I thought it would be fun to share some of the books we read when I was reading up on rockets and space exploration. I’ve grouped them in categories, starting with…


The super cute picture books:Life on Mars, by John Agee—When a young astronaut arrives on Mars—he is the first to explore the barren planet, but he’s determined to show the doubters wrong and prove that there is indeed Life on MarsOn GoodreadsIf You Decide to Go to the Moon, by Faith McNulty, illustrated by Steven Kellogg—A fun mix of science and imagination. (Once we started reading this book, I recognized the illustrator’s style from another book we’ve read—The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash, another whimsical adventure!) On GoodreadsAstronaut Handbook, Meghan Mccarthy—Set back in the days of the space shuttle, and so somewhat outdated now! But, it’s still a fun read. O…

Who wants some cuddles? (coloring page)

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Why did it have to be a snake, you ask?

Well, in the past week:
My oldest managed to catch a snake for the first time.We found the old skin another snake had shed.JK Rowling had a teaser/canon revision about Nagini.
So, yes--it was a snake. I had snakes on the brain this week and decided to draw you a cute coloring page of a snake cuddling his teddy bear.


Here's the Dropbox link, if you want to print the page and color it yourself!

(Free for non-commercial use, but please give appropriate credit to this website if you share the picture or coloring page.)


Other coloring pages:
The Singing CricketFly Away Home, Ladybug!