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Join Giraffestronaut MC Longneck and robot Sputnik on a journey through the solar system in this educational and exciting book.
Join Giraffestronaut MC Longneck and robot Sputnik on a journey through the solar system in this educational and exciting book.
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Join Giraffestronaut MC Longneck and robot companion Sputnik for an Epic Space Adventure!

56 Pages of science fun for kids of all ages
56 Pages of science fun for kids of all ages

Along the way, we'll experience features of all the most interesting worlds in our solar system, based on the latest space science. From climbing the largest mountain on Mars, bouncing off asteroids, ice skating on Jupiter's moon Europa, to flying on Titan, it's sure to be an action-packed journey!

MC Longneck and Sputnik visit all the most interesting worlds
MC Longneck and Sputnik visit all the most interesting worlds

Epic Space Adventure is exciting for kids of all ages, and teaches science and astronomy in a way that's easy to understand. The illustrations are based on the latest NASA space images ~ for example, from New Horizon's July 2015 Pluto Flyby.

Illustrations are based on the latest space science (via NASA)
Illustrations are based on the latest space science (via NASA)

This hardcover book edition features 56 pages of beautiful, full-color illustrations by professional artist Galen Frazer (find Galen's related space rap video here on Youtube).

56 Pages of beautiful space art in hardcover
56 Pages of beautiful space art in hardcover

By backing our Kickstarter, you can get tons of other great rewards along with Epic Space Adventure. The companion game SpaceMatch is full of educational facts, but it's easy for kids to play while learning about the planets, moons, and asteroids of our solar system. SpaceMatch is a drawing, matching, and trading card game, where your goal is to assemble as many planet-moon sets as possible (e.g., Jupiter-Io-Europa-Ganymede-Callisto).

SpaceMatch: A science game that's easy to play!
SpaceMatch: A science game that's easy to play!

We're also offering a sticker pack which features the planets and moons in our solar system, along with rocket, girrafestronaut, and robot companion stickers from Epic Space Adventure. In the deluxe pack, you also get rocket and Giraffestronaut full-color standing cardboard cutouts, so you can replay the adventure at home.

Space stickers! (Sample)
Space stickers! (Sample)

Epic Space Adventure will print & ship to arrive before Christmas*.   

*Guaranteed arrival by Christmas in the US. For international orders, we'll try to get it to you by Christmas, but shipping times vary so we can't promise it will arrive on time in all cases.

Update Nov. 22: The first printed copies arrived, and they look great!
Update Nov. 22: The first printed copies arrived, and they look great!

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Update October 18: Stretch goal!

For each $100 past our initial goal ($5,000), we'll donate a free copy of Epic Space Adventure to libraries or schools nominated through backer survey!

Even giraffes get lonely ~ Sputnik (Russian 'companion') makes the perfect friend for adventure!
Even giraffes get lonely ~ Sputnik (Russian 'companion') makes the perfect friend for adventure!

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Bonus: During the Kickstarter, get 25% off at New Horizon Games using coupon code 'Kickstarter' at checkout.

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The book is 100% complete and we've already arranged for printing - we just need your help to get it off the ground!

Epic Space Adventure will print & ship in time to arrive to you before Christmas*.

*Guaranteed arrival by Christmas in the US. For international orders, we'll try to get it to you by Christmas, but shipping times vary so we can't promise it will arrive on time in all cases.

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