Everything You Need to Know about Space

Everything You Need to Know about Space

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A cheerful colour palette, hundreds of colourful artworks and carefully pitched writing make the Everything You Need to Know encyclopedias an easy introduction to the wonders of knowledge. Readers' imaginations will be fired on every page with this wonderful single-volume space book. It is arranged thematically, looking at everything from the astronomy to space travel, and taking in the Solar System, star death and space stations along the way. A range of informative and interactive features perfectly enhance and consolidate each reference section.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.23mm | 966g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • 0753470772
  • 9780753470770

About Dr Mike Goldsmith

Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the U.K., where he received a PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of the U.K.'s National Physical Laboratory, he has written many nonfiction books for children, including "Kingfisher's Voyages: Space," and "Discover Science: Solar System."show more

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School Library JournalThis broad, accessible encyclopedia will appeal to browsers because of the 500-plus highly realistic computer-generated illustrations, large fonts, and short paragraphs. . . . [S]cience enthusiasts will enjoy browsing this smorgasbord of information".""" Library Media ConnectionA fine introduction to science for early elementary students; will pique their interest as they ask "why" and "what" questions.show more