Spaceblock (An Abrams Block Book)
Casebound Board Book
- Publication Date: June 14, 2022
- Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄4 x 6 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419750991
- Page Count: 80
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World English
Learn all about space in this out-of-this-world addition to the bestselling Block Book series!
3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Blast off! In this follow-up to Alphablock, Countablock, Dinoblock, Cityblock, Buildablock, Farmblock, Loveblock, and Sharkblock, readers will experience the historic moon landing, learn about what modern astronauts do in space, read about the recent landing of Mars rover Perseverance, and more. In keeping with the rest of the series, Spaceblock features the charming art of British design team Peski Studio, die-cut pages, and ten impressive gatefolds, including one that unfolds to 30 inches wide to showcase all the planets in our solar system!
About the author
Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He currently runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn. David Partington is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. His influences range from mid-century design to Saturday morning cartoons. As part of Peski Studio (formerly Peskimo), he enjoys screen printing, a process that often informs his approach to illustration. Partington's work can be seen in kids’ books, food packaging, and jumbo floor puzzles around the world. He especially enjoys creating characters, drawing friendly robots, and sending them on incredible adventures.