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The Planets in Our Solar System (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)

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You live on Earth, so you already know a lot about it. But do you know about its place in out solar system? For instance, it's not the largest planet. If Jupiter were a hallow ball, 1,000 Earths would fit inside it. And did you know our planet Earth takes 365 days to go around the sun, while the planet Pluto takes 248 years?

This simple text by Franklyn M. Branely introduces the nine planets in our solar system and is complemented by Kevin O'Malley's full-color illustrations, which incorporate some of the newest space photographs available. How hot is it on Venus? Which planet takes longest to orbit the sun? Find out the answers in this updated version of this popular text. Kevin O'Malleys often humorous illustrations depict a group of children and an astronomer as they learn all about our solar system. Included are some of the newest space photographs available, as well as many hands-on activities.

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Where is it partly cloudy and 860°F?

Venus. Read about the eight planets in our solar system and Earth's special place in it. This book also includes instructions for making your own solar system mobile, and on the new "Find Out More" page learn how to track the moon and visit the best plant web sites.

Synopsis:

Readers can find out the answers to their questions about the solar system in this book that depicts a group of children and an astronomer as they learn all about our solar system. Includes many hands-on activities. Full color.

About the Author

Franklyn M. Branley was the originator of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to 150 popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages. He was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064451789
ill.:
O'Malley, Kevin
Author:
O'Malley, Kevin
Author:
by Franklyn M. Branley and Kevin OMalley
Author:
Branley, Franklyn Mansfield
Author:
Malley, Kevin
Author:
Branley, Franklyn M
Author:
o
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Science & Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Sci
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Planets
Subject:
Solar system
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Nonfiction
Subject:
Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 AU20020501
Series Volume:
no. 96-10Stage 2
Publication Date:
19980418
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.25 in 14.24 oz
Age Level:
05-09

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"Synopsis" by , Where is it partly cloudy and 860°F?

Venus. Read about the eight planets in our solar system and Earth's special place in it. This book also includes instructions for making your own solar system mobile, and on the new "Find Out More" page learn how to track the moon and visit the best plant web sites.

"Synopsis" by , Readers can find out the answers to their questions about the solar system in this book that depicts a group of children and an astronomer as they learn all about our solar system. Includes many hands-on activities. Full color.

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