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The Great Space Race

Author Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler

Science Fiction

cooperation, ingenuity, initiative, teamwork, fiction award

It’s 16th July 1969. On Earth, three human astronauts prepare to blast off to the Moon. They will be the first people to ever step on to it, and the whole world is watching. Squillions of miles away on planet Zarg, King Crackon is determined to reach the Moon before any dirty human footprints ruin it. He wants the Moon for his museum. Who will reach it first? And can King Crackon’s plan to steal the Moon come unstuck?

Fiction Express Awards 2019. Winner


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Thanks Alejandra345. We're very pleased you enjoyed the book. We like to keep our readers guessing right to the end!

Author  Jan Burchett  ·  8 July 2019, 10:51 a.m.

Hi Mery5. Thank you for your lovely comments!  We would love to have been the first people to step on the Moon - although we wouldn't have liked the journey there. Much too scary and not much room in that command module. We'll be answering questions until Friday.

Author  Jan Burchett  ·  8 July 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Hi laboni. Thank you! We're going to miss Crackon and the Zargians.

Author  Jan Burchett  ·  8 July 2019, 11:49 a.m.