Space Song Rocket Ride

Space Song Rocket Ride

Space Song Rocket Ride

Take a journey across the galaxies and learn about planets, stars and all the heavenly bodies that fill our skies in this animated singalong.

From School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2—In this lively, colorful introduction to the solar system, a jaunty text follows a spaceship filled with a diverse group of kids as it blasts off into the Milky Way, through the galaxy, past the sun, and at last to Earth. Full-color, childlike drawings will keep browsers turning the pages even without listening to the CD included. The repeating lines of the verse imprint the information and the catchy refrain, "Where the bright stars shine/all around, all around,/Where the bright stars shines all around" will ensure participation. Lingering very briefly on Earth to give a musical shout-out to the blue water that supports its terrestrial life, the rocket keeps going to an asteroid belt, Jupiter's moons, the stars, and beyond. There isn't a lot of science here, but this picture book is loads of fun to browse, and readers will enjoy singing along with the CD in a group or alone. Back matter includes a few factual details about our galaxy, satellites, shooting stars,...

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