My Book of Stars and Planets

Author: Parshati Patel

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241556503

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 98

View: 5139

Discover the mysteries of the Universe and journey to galaxies beyond our own in this fact-including companion to space. From icy worlds and hot, fiery giants to the biggest telescopes and latest spacecraft, this ebook covers more than 40 profiles of the planets, stars, and objects in our Universe. Find out all about our neighbouring planets, from tiny Mercury to gigantic Jupiter. Discover what lies beyond our Solar System and the stars we can see in the night sky. Learn about the latest space technology and when humans may finally land on Mars. Broken down by type, each object is presented in a clear, engaging way, with stunning images and bite-sized chunks of information. Detailed NASA photography brings the mysteries of outer space to life, while pronunciation guides help with tricky names, and a visual index gives a quick overview of all the key objects in the ebook. Filled with fascinating details for every young stargazer and budding astronaut, My Book of Stars and Planets is the perfect first reference book on space and the Universe for kids.

Stars, Planets, Moons, Galaxies and the Solar System

Author: Mary Abell

Publisher: Independently Published



Page: 0

View: 3721

Welcome to the book that will take you on a journey through space! My name is Mary Abell. In this book we explore the stars, planets, moons, galaxies and our solar system. Come with us on this journey through space and discover what makes up our universe. Let's see what is behind those magical twinkling lights in the night sky and learn some amazing new facts about the mystical night sky!! Did you ever wonder how many stars are in the sky? How about the planets, where are they? The earth has a moon, do other planets have moons? What is a galaxy? How many are there? We will answer these questions and other exciting topics about the universe! There are review questions at the end of each chapter to help remember what we have learned. Here are some of the topics included in this book: How the stars are created The Fusion process Star constellations and how to find them in the sky. How close are stars to the Earth? The Sun and the Solar System Why we need the sun How many planets are there? Is there life on other planets? What planets have their own moon? Do these moons travel through the universe? What are the markers of the moons? What are the moons named after? Using a telescope or binoculars to view the stars and planets We will even learn a bit about asteroids, comets, and meteoroids What is a Galaxy? How many galaxies are there? Names of the galaxies In my research I found some amazing facts about our universe that were new to me! I love learning new things and teaching my grandchildren about new discoveries. We have a telescope and regularly study the night sky! If you are fascinated by the majestic beauty of the night sky, then you may find a few new fun facts about the solar system, the stars, planets, moons and the galaxies with all their unique qualities. Let's take a journey through the night sky and view all of the dazzling lights! You will be sure to find something interesting and different to see the next time you gaze at the night sky!

Star Finder!

Author: DK

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1465464751

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 0

View: 790

A novel approach to stargazing, this stunning space book features step-by-step guides to identifying the key constellations across the northern hemisphere. What do you see when you look up into the sky? Have you ever wondered what the stars mean? Or how they are connected? Or what each constellation is called? If so, then this may be the book for you! Little stargazers will enjoy paging through this awe-inspiring astronomy book and learning all about the constellations, their forms, shapes, and stories. This stunning space book for kids explores different groups of stars specific to the Northern Hemisphere, with step-by-step guides to identifying key constellations, star-spotting, and planet spotting! Sprinkled with stardust on every page, budding stargazers aged 9 and over can explore: - A glow-in-the-dark night-sky viewer included with the book - How to follow pathfinder stars to locate constellations - Crystal clear diagrams and illustrations - Easy-to-read maps - Fact panels that explain constellations and space science - The final spread of each chapter shows all the stars in the sky with constellations unmarked so that readers can practice star-hopping - Profile's of galaxies and nebulae in the night sky Star Finder! is packed with high-quality imagery, maps of constellations, and tips to spot stars and patterns, to keep the kids enthralled, engaged and inspired. Discover striking pictures of the night sky in this amazing astronomy book for children. The innovative step-by-step approach to learning the key features of the night sky and compelling, easy-to-understand graphic style makes for the beginning of a keen interest in astronomy. This compelling guide on constellations for kids also covers planets, spotting nebulas, the milky way, shooting stars and more. A must-have volume for budding astronomers aged 9+, the informative and accessible guides featured throughout provide crystal clear instructions on recognising the constellations one by one, as well as pronunciation aids to some of the complex constellation names, and also featuring practice star maps for each season, so curious kids will find it easier than ever to navigate the night sky!

My First Book About Outer Space

Author: Patricia J. Wynne,Donald M. Silver

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486783294

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 52

View: 2131

Where do we live among the galaxies, what did people think before they could study the sky with telescopes, and what happened to Pluto? Thirty-nine illustrations to color answer these and other questions about our Solar System and beyond. Entertaining, easy-to-understand captions explain crater formation, constellations, weightlessness, space junk, and other fascinating subjects. Suitable for ages 8–12.

Solar System

Author: Sarah Cruddas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241225202

Category: Planets

Page: 64

View: 8392

Explore the far edges of space with an out-of-this-world lift-the-flap book! Packed with stunning illustrations and fascinating facts about the planets, stars, comets and satellites that surround us. Lift the flaps on every page to discover more about our neighbours in the amazing Solar System.


Author: Moki Heart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789609040075


Page: 60

View: 4589

OUTER SPACE DOESN'T SEEM UNTOUCHABLE ANYMORE WITH THIS SUPERBOOK OF PLANETS! ALL THAT YOUR LITTLE KIDS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SPACE IS RIGHT HERE, IN FRONT OF YOU!!! The Universe is a misterious but marvellous thing the kids are so enthusiastic to find out about! They want to explore and learn about this life and what is beyond it. So why won't we let them be curious, reach to the stars and...even more? This beautifully designed space book is about outer space, the unknown part of the world that is still so misterious for the human race, but even more captivating. With this book your child will learn about galaxies, about our Solar System through incredible photos and beggining readers fascinating facts about planets, sizes, distances from the Sun, similarities and differences between them and so on. Besides this, in the book there is a rubric with even more fun space themed activities, such as mazes, counting activities, dot-to-dot tracing and coloring pages for your kid to enjoy. Purchase this book and introduce your kid into the most awesome Cosmos adventure! "My First Book of Planets" has the following features: Color Beautiful Pages and easy writing paragraphs for small readers; Each image has high resolution printing with big images for your child to admire; It has perfect travel size (8 - 8 inches); - Images are kids friendly and captivating and the book is suitable for ages 3-7, boys and girls alike; - It has a wide variety of awesome facts about each planet, about the Sun, the Moon and The Stars, The Milky Way, about astronauts and more. It has a total of 58 pages. This book can make a great present for a Universe passionate kid!


Author: Dorling Kindersley (corp)

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9780241426364

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 9519

Hoe word je astronaut, is er leven op Mars en wat zijn zwarte gaten? Allerlei informatie over het heelal, de planeten, sterrenkunde en ruimtevaart komt aan bod. Met veel kleurenillustraties (ook NASA-materiaal). Vanaf ca. 12 t/m 16 jaar.

Space Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

Author: David A. Aguilar,Patricia Daniels

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 9781426338564

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 3372

Blast off into space with the experts at National Geographic to discover everything we know about the universe, including exciting, recent discoveries and amazing brand-new NASA space photography. The updated and expanded edition of the hit Space Encyclopedia presents the most up-to-date findings on space exploration and research and breathtaking views of the universe, as captured by the latest and greatest technology, including the recent first ever image of a black hole. This complete reference contains everything kids need to know about our sun and planets including the new dwarf planets, the formation of the universe, space travel, the possibility of life beyond Earth, and more. Authored by David A. Aguilar, an internationally recognized astronomer and former Director of Science Information and Public Outreach at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, it is an authoritative and beautifully illustrated must-have for every family, providing both accessible information for school reports and compelling reading on the mysteries beyond our planet.