Stella the Astronaut


Are you ready to go exploring? The Animal Explorers will inspire you to follow your dreams! Stella the squirrel longs to fly to the moon – but she’s too little to get into Space School! How can she get the chance to soar into space? Join Stella on her adventures, then discover the inspiring stories of four real-life spacemen and women.

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Calling all budding explorers! The Animal Explorers series will inspire you to follow your dreams.

Stella is determined to be the first-ever squirrel in space.

Her hopes are dashed when she finds that she’s too small to go to Space School, but Stella won’t let that stop her. Surely, if she’s determined enough, she can still make her dream come true?

Soar to the Moon with Stella, then discover the inspiring stories of four real-life spacemen and women.

  • Animal Explorers is a witty, entertaining picture-book series that will inspire children to follow their dreams.
  • Sharon Rentta’s glowing illustrations are packed with fabulous characters and funny details to point out and share
  • Mini biographies at the end of the book tell the amazing stories of four real-life astronauts and space scientists

Also in the Animal Explorers series:

Lola the Plant Hunter, in which an adventurous polar bear travels all the way to the Amazon to seek out the rare Singing Orchid.

Toby the Deep-Sea Diver, in which a young tiger longs to explore the deepest, darkest depths of the ocean.

Praise for Sharon Rentta’s books:

“Rentta’s illustrations are first class . . . destined to become a favourite.” Carousel

“full of colour and joy . . . great to read out loud” Books for Keeps

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 27.5 × 24.9 × 0.4 cm






32 unnumbered




1st paperback ed


823.92 (edition:23)


Pre-school / Code: A