Creating these packs starts with research and we often stumble upon resources that we feel must be shared — from books & music to products that inspire. Check out our SELECTS below.


Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space
Dominic Walliman, illustrated by Ben Newman

This Book Is a Planetarium
Kelli Anderson

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11
Brian Floca

The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean
Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Rubin

This Is the Way to the Moon
Miroslav Sasek

Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon 
Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Alan Marks

Eight Days Gone
Linda McReynolds, illustrated by Ryan O'Rourke

Astronaut Annie
Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Nicole Tadgell

The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochoa
Julia Finley Mosca, illustrated by Daniel Rieley

A Kite for the Moon
Jane Yolen & Heidi Stemple, illustrated by Matt Phelan

If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon
Joyce Lapin, illustrated by Simona Ceccarelli


    — and for that younger sibling

    City Moon
    Rachel Cole, illustrated by Blanca Gómez

    Mae Among the Stars
    Roda Ahmed, illustrated by Stasia Burrington

    Field Trip to the Moon
    John Hare


    — and for YOU!

    The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

    Spaceships by Tom Sachs

    Moon Paradise by Sarah Cruddas



    NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander
    For the brick builder

    Moon Phase Calendar
    For the moon gazer who loses track of what day it is

    Fisher Space Pen
    Can't go wrong with the original

    Snoopy Mission to the Moon T-Shirt
    Because Snoopy is in fact going to space - why not? 

    NASA Moon Ball
    Gravity defying fun

    Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamps
    For the snail mail enthusiast



      Ground Control to MAJO MOM-
      A few tracks to groove to PLUS one of our favorite episodes from 'But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids'