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    DescriptionIn 'Starry Messenger', internationally acclaimed author, illustrator and filmmaker Peter Sis takes a look at the life and discoveries of Galileo Galilei, using simple text, pictures, plus some of Galileo's own words."


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    Title
    Starry Messenger
    Subtitle
    Galileo Galilei
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Sis, Illustrated by Peter Sis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 40
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780374470272
    ISBN 10: 0374470278
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX, SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.0
    BIC subject category V2: YQS, YNT
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    DC22: B
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD, CHRN/17CNTY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22830
    DC21: 520.92
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/16CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Libri: I-C4
    B&T Book Type: JN
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007090
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 520/.92
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007100, JNF051040
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: QB36.G2 S57 2000
    Thema V1.0: YNT, YNNZ
    BIC E4L: NXX, YSM
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Square Fish
    Imprint name
    Sunburst
    Publication date
    03 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Peter Sis recently received a Caldecott Honor for "Tibet Through the Red Box." He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
    Review quote
    "An original...Sis celebrates the life, ideas, and genius of Galileo in a picture book that achieves a brilliance of its own."-Starred, " Booklist" "Original and exquisite...Sis manages to tell the relatively complicated story of Galileo in such a simple, straightforward way, accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations imaginable."-"The New York Times Book Review"