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    Does anyone else remember:

    Andy Astronaut-1968 Large Illustrated Kids Book? (Rocket-Space book)

    I saw it on e-bay.

    I remember alot of weird space stuff from when I was very,very young.

    Strange that I remember that.

    "With a deep, not-unhappy sigh, Elric prepared to do battle with an army." (Red Pearls)
    - Michael Moorcock

  • #2
    Not 'Andy Astronaut' but the book I remember from my childhood came out a couple of years after that: What Makes It Go? by Joe Kaufman:

    (Actually that's not the cover of the book I had - that's the US cover and the UK edition was different.)

    The really excellent thing though is that I still have the book some 35+ years later!
    _"For an eternity Allard was alone in an icy limbo where all the colours were bright and sharp and comfortless.
    _For another eternity Allard swam through seas without end, all green and cool and deep, where distorted creatures drifted, sometimes attacking him.
    _And then, at last, he had reached the real world – the world he had created, where he was God and could create or destroy whatever he wished.
    _He was supremely powerful. He told planets to destroy themselves, and they did. He created suns. Beautiful women flocked to be his. Of all men, he was the mightiest. Of all gods, he was the greatest."


    • #3

      Very cool! That is a great piece of nostalgia!

      Things like that make me appreciate my childhood.

      I begin to see where part of my personality comes from!

      "With a deep, not-unhappy sigh, Elric prepared to do battle with an army." (Red Pearls)
      - Michael Moorcock


      • #4
        This was my favourite. It looks like my interests were a bit more down to earth!

        \" ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell


        • #5
          The earliest book that I can remember was about a bear and a mouse that lived in a wardrobe. At least, I think that's what it was about.