Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond

Hardback National Geographic Kids

By (author) David A Aguilar, Illustrated by David A Aguilar, Contributions by Christine Pulliam, Contributions by Patricia Daniels

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  • Publisher: National Geographic Kids
  • Format: Hardback | 191 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 280mm x 18mm | 980g
  • Publication date: 10 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1426309481
  • ISBN 13: 9781426309489
  • Illustrations note: 40 COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS
  • Sales rank: 44,589

Product description

Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research, this reference guide also features the spectacular, cutting-edge views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth.

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DAVID A. AGUILAR is the director of public affairs at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He's an astronomy expert and a talented artist who specializes in bringing the latest discoveries in space to the forefront of the imagination in a visually compelling and scientifically accurate way.

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"This factual and beautifully designed overview presents new astronomical information that will enlighten and entice readers. Dazzlingly illustrated with full-color NASA satellite photography, as well as original art created, photographed, and computer painted by the author, it's a page-turner." --"School Library Journal", starred review "The articles are clearly written and informative, but the visuals steal the show...An informative volume at a very reasonable price." "--Booklist" "This outstanding volume showcases the brillian color photography and illustration for which National Geographic is best known." --"Library Media Connection"