Wonders of the Night Sky

Wonders of the Night Sky

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Navigate your way around the treasures of the night sky with Professor Raman Prinja's inspiring look into our galaxy and beyond, published in association with Royal Observatory Greenwich. Because astronomy starts with just looking up!

Wonders of the Night Sky invites children all over the world to look up - just as curious people before them have done for millennia - and to know why each wonder appears before their eyes. This beautiful book connects readers to the many parts of our Universe visible to the naked eye against the sky, then provides inspiring connections to the stunning science behind the stellar backdrop.

Professor Raman Prinja is the multi-award-winning Head of Department for Physics and Astronomy at University College London and a celebrated children's author. Professor Prinja pens this definitive look at the wonders above us, following on from the enormous success of his book Planetarium. Illustrator Jan Bielecki's striking depiction of each natural marvel will draw in readers to a lifetime of astronomical wonder.

With foreword and endorsement from Royal Observatory Greenwich and published in association with the museum.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 219 x 290mm
  • Wayland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1526312182
  • 9781526312181

About Raman Prinja

Raman Prinja (Author)
Multi-award-winning author, Professor Raman Prinja, is Head of Department for Astronomy at University College London. He is dedicated to the belief that it is hugely important to promote awareness of astronomy and physics to as wide an audience as possible, and especially to motivate and inspire the next generation of Universe explorers. As part of Professor Prinja's outreach, he has written several books on astronomy to share the excitement of the Universe with laypersons, parents, teachers and, above all, young people.

Jan Bielecki (Illustrator)
Jan Bielecki is a Polish-Swedish illustrator and designer living in London. He mainly works with children's books and has illustrated fiction, picture books and non-fiction. Some of the topics he has covered include the human anatomy, wrestling trolls, the scope of the universe and slimy monsters.
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