National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

Hardback First Big Books

By (author) Catherine D. Hughes, By (author) David A. Aguilar

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  • Publisher: National Geographic Kids
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 254mm x 256mm x 16mm | 780g
  • Publication date: 20 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1426310145
  • ISBN 13: 9781426310140
  • Illustrations note: 100 Illustrations, 20 Colour Photos
  • Sales rank: 1,289

Product description

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the "National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book" series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe. Chapters include: Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun. Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar system. Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts. Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black holes. The last chapter delves into space exploration: humans on the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station, etc. Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1015-7, $23.90/$26.95 Can"

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CATHERINE D. HUGHES is the author of"National Geographic Little Kids First Big" "Book of Animals," "National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs," andis the science editor for the award-winning"National Geographic Kids"and"National""Geographic Little Kids"magazines. She has a master's degree in early childhoodeducation. Award-winning author DAVID A. AGUILAR is widely recognized for his ability tocommunicate the wonderment of science to enthusiasts of all ages. David'sartwork has been featured on the History Channel's series "The Universe,""Time" magazine, "CNN, USA Today, National Geographic, Astronomy, "and more. Hisother books include"Planets, Stars & Galaxies"and"13 Planets.""

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"Really interesting and encourages great conversation between you and your child. A fun book for any family to explore." "--The Children's Nook "blog Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies and more, this charming book is perfect for reading aloud or for beginning readers to enjoy themselves. --Today's Zaman "