by Alison Donald
Ellie loves to sew. Little does she know that one day her sewing skills will launch into space in the shape of the world's first spacesuit to walk on the moon.
Inspired by true events, this is a narrative non-fiction title, which shows how the sewing skills of a team of women bested some of America's top scientists and engineers to help make the spacesuit that would be worn by the astronauts on the first moon walk.
The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Alison Donald now lives in the UK with her husband and three children. She works as a pediatric occupational therapist, helping children with special needs reach their potential.
As soon as Ariel Landy learned how to draw a sky beyond a blue scribbled line, she knew she wanted to be an illustrator. Ariel aims to create illustrations that are imaginative, whimsical, and original. She lives in New York City.
Publisher: Maverick Arts
Pub Date: June 18, 2019
Target Age Group: 04 to 09
- Girls & Women
- Historical / United States / 20th Century
- Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance