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Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

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Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Join Seymour Simon for a look at the fiery mystery and wild wonder of these luminous bodies of night.

About the Author

Seymour Simon is the author of over one hundred science books for children. His many award-winning books include Icebergs and Glaciers, a New York Academy of Sciences Children's Book Award winner, as well as Storms, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Mountains, and many books about the solar system. Mr. Simon is the recipient of the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for Nonfiction for the body of his work. He lives in Great Neck, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688158439
Author:
Simon, Seymour
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Seymour Simon
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Asteroids
Subject:
Comets
Subject:
Meteors
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Childrens Science
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
755-B
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from PreS to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 6.16 oz
Age Level:
05-08

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