Get ready to blast off into the world unknown with our curated list of space-themed books – from eating pani puris inside a spaceship to discovering a hole in the galaxy, it’ll be the trip of a lifetime.
Pani Puri inside a Spaceship, written by Vidya Pradhan and illustrated by Arpita Bhattacharjee: Chikki is fussy about food. She dislikes mooli paratha because she thinks it smells. She wants to explore space. But she wonders if she will get pizza, panipuri and ice cream in a spaceship. Join Chikki and Ninu for lunch as they discuss what astronauts eat while on a mission and why.
Gul in Space, written by Richa Jha and illustrated by Lavanya Karthik: What would you like to do on your birthday? How about taking a walk in OUTER SPACE! Here’s a story that will make you jump with joy… and if there’s no gravity under you, you might just stay exactly where you are! Get ready to explore the space with Astronaut Gul.
Fly in Space, written by Aashima Freidog and illustrated by Fahad Faizal: Two fruit flies are born on Earth and raised in space.
There’s a Hole in my Galaxy, written by Ananya Dasgupta and illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat: Three friends blast off from Earth in a rocket to explore the Solar System. Suddenly, they find themselves being pulled by a black hole. Do they manage to escape? Find out what happens on this space odyssey.
3…2…1… Blast-Off!, written by Praba Ram & Sheela Preuitt and illustrated by Vidyun Sabhaney: This count-down book introduces readers to fascinating celestial objects, to space concepts and to the people involved in the various facets of astronomy. It may just inspire them to take a step towards a career in astronomy. Come, let us go space traveling!