Wonderfully weird 1961 Russian kids book about space flight

Dreams of Space is an excellent blog that focuses on a single subject: nonfiction kids books about space flight between the years 1945 and 1975. The publisher, John Sisson, recently posted scans from a 1961 Russian children's book called As We Were Flying on a Rocket. The photos are wonderful.

As We Were Flying on a Rocket Story (1961): Part 1 | Part 2

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  1. Eksrae says:

    If only space exploration were that glamorous, more people would look up to astronauts as great explorers.

  2. Looks to me like the crab-creature just wanted to shag.

  3. We have no names.

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