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Larch Books is a small indie publisher based in the Pacific Northwest. We enjoy exploring the nature and science through stories, and we hope you will join us in our adventures! Our Books: Can a Spider Be Fluffy?  Can a Tree Be Blue? The Rocket that Flew to Mars Who Laid the Egg? (also available in French and Spanish) Bug, Bug, Spider  (a coloring book) For more information about these books, please check our other posts or visit  Audrey Sauble's website . Also, find  free activity pages  and updates about Audrey's books! Thanks for stopping by!

The Rocket that Flew to Mars

A rocket, a robot, and the beginnings of a Mars colony… 

A long time ago, in the house that Jack built, a rat ate the malt, a cat chased the rat, and a dog, a cow, and a maiden all-forlorn came by for a visit.

Now, on a red planet near our own, a truck builds a house, pressurized by an air system powered by a solar array and maintained by a robot...but space exploration comes with a few surprises! 

The Rocket that Flew to Mars is a fun STEM picture book/science story for preschoolers and early readers. This space-age nursery rhyme shows children how life on Mars might, possibly, come to be—when The Rocket Flew to Mars.

(A picture book for children ages 4-8) 

The Rocket that Flew to Mars is available as an ebook in print from most major booksellers:

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