Roberta Edwards

Who Was Neil Armstrong?
  • Who Was Neil Armstrong?

  • On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, in front of a TV audience of 450 million people. His step was "a giant leap for mankind", but what of the other steps in his fascinating life? From building his own model planes as a little boy to becoming a test pilot and then an astronaut, Armstrong's is a story of soaring success. This concise and enjoyable biography puts together the pieces of his life and work for young readers.

    Puffin's 'Who Was . . . ?' book series presents clear and accessible biographies of some of history's most renowned individuals.

Roberta Edwards has written several books for young readers, including a number in the "Who Was?" series. She lives in New York.

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