Dawn Cusick Books 



THE ASTROCHIMPS

AMERICA'S FIRST ASTRONAUTS


FEBRUARY '24!

From Publishers Weekly:

Chicago Review Press has acquired Dawn Cusick's The Astrochimps, a nonfiction middle grade book about the remarkable chimpanzees that broke the boundaries of suborbital and orbital space travel. Based on extensive research and interviews with NASA veterinarians, handlers, and psychologists, it offers a new perspective on animal intelligence and the rise of the space age as well as calls to action for young readers to honor their legacy and advocate for the humane treatment of chimpanzees today

‚ÄčIllustrated nonfiction that celebrates the intersection of science, creativity, and fun