This book is an accurate account of John Glenn's first flight in space with an imaginative overlay of a cricket who gets into humorous situations. This book should particularly appeal to a child between the ages of about 8-11 who likes science and has humor and imaginative bent.
Barbara Crotts has been an elementary school teacher for over 30 years. She has her MS in Education and a strong interest in Science. She has had poetry for children and adults published in newspapers, magazines and a book Looking at Hearts.