Five astronauts and Coconut, a rabbit, embark upon a long-term mission to explore the planets of the Solar System in the space craft Ramesses. Despite the challenges of surviving colossal dust storms and solar flares, will they be able to complete their mission? Level 2 DK Readers are for children who are starting to read on their own, but still need some help. More words than Level 1, slightly longer sentences that are still simple in construction, and slightly smaller type. Information boxes provide extra fun facts. The stories are slightly more complex than those in Level 1. DK Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies.