I Wonder Why Stars Twinkle : and other questions about space
This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. Designed to amuse and intrigue the young reader, this book combines cartoons with fun facts and simple analogies to provide an introduction to the marvels of space asking questions such as: how many stars are there?; how hot is the sun?; and what is a black hole?
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 226.06 x 274.32 x 5.08mm | 181.44g
- 21 Feb 2011
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
- col. Illustrations
Children's Literature answers are simply written, but they don't shy away from scientific language, difficult issues, or remaining mysteries.
About Carole Stott
Carole Stott has written more than 20 books on astronomy and space, and is a feature writer for the UK magazine Astronomy Now. Before turning to full-time writing, she was curator, and then head, of the Greenwich Royal Observatory.