Zoo in the Sky

Zoo in the Sky : A Book of Animal Constellations

3.94 (189 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Illustrated by 

List price: US$11.06

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Featuring constellations named after animals, birds and fishes, this text introduces young children to a "zoo" in the sky. Sky maps and an information spread on the night sky, stars and galaxies are also included.
show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 208 x 272 x 6mm | 160g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0711213194
  • 9780711213197
  • 498,184

About Jacqueline Mitton

CHRISTINA BALIT was born in Manchester but grew up in the Middle East. She studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and also attended Morley Theatre School and Questors Theatre School. She has exhibited widely and is also a playwright. Her books have won several nominations, commendations and a shortlist place for the Kate Greenway Medal. Kingdom of the Sun (written by Jaqueline Mitton), won the 2002 English Association Award for non-fiction. JACQUELINE MITTON holds an MA in physics from the University of Oxford and a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge. A distinguished writer on astronomy, She has had more than 20 books published. Asteroid 4027 was named 'Mitton' for Jacqueline and her husband, the astronomer Simon Mitton, by the International Astronomical Union in 1990. Her books for Frances Lincoln include Zoo in the Sky, Once Upon a Starry Night, The Planet Gods, and Zodiac. Jacqueline lives in Cambridge.
show more

Rating details

189 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 32% (60)
4 37% (69)
3 27% (51)
2 4% (8)
1 1% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X