The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon

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  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon
  • Dean Robbins
  • 25 June 2017
  • 1338259539

About the Author: Dean Robbins

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The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon Journey to the moon on the Apollo 12 mission with Alan Bean, the fourth astronaut to walk on the lunar surface and the only artist to paint its beauty firsthand As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth In 1969, Alan became the fourth man and first artist on the moon He took dozens of pictures, but none compared to what he saw through his artistic eyes When he returned to Earth, he began to paint what he saw Alan s paintings allowed humanity to experience what it truly felt like to walk on the moon Journalist and storyteller Dean Robbins s tale of this extraordinary astronaut is masterful, and artist Sean Rubin s illustrations are whimsical and unexpected With back matter that includes photos of the NASA mission, images of Alan s paintings, and a timeline of lunar space travel, this is one adventure readers won t want to miss Download The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon by Dean Robbins – hillviewbedandbreakfast.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon

  1. Suzanne says:

    Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon missions, Dean Robbins has created a picture book about astronaut Alan Bean Bean was part of the Apollo 12 mission and the fourth man to walk on the moon Working with Bean, author Dean Robbins tells of the astronaut s childhood model airplanes, his time as a Navy pilot, and his trip to the moon.The pages are filled with color The green, red, and yellow on those models hanging in that boyhood bedroom the white, green, and...

  2. Lynn says:

    Here s a gem for STEM classes and for every other kind of reader Based on interviews with Alan Bean, Dean Robbins chronicles the fascinating story of Bean s journey to and artistic fascination with the moon A truly inspiring story of the joyful melding of science, flying and art in a remarkable life.Sean Rubin s illustrations are wonderfully detailed and actual photographs are l...

  3. Ms Threlkeld says:

    Lovely intersection of art and science that exudes the perfect amount of wonderment.

  4. Kellee says:

    Alan Bean was an artist and an astronaut He saw colors and textures with the eye of an artist, so after he visited the moon and saw that photographs didn t show what he saw the way he saw it, he painted The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon by Dean Robbins is his true story I cannot ...