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Aspiring astronauts, star gazing astrophysicists, and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy. With rhymes for younger children and their accompanying fact-filled expository test for older readers, syndicated Yak's Corner columnists Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison shuttle us through an out of this world alphabet as seen through the windshield of a space ship.

Each page answers galactic questions like: What planet is 300 times heavier than Earth? Why is space the ultimate place to study? Which planet is closest to the sun and which one is the farthest? Who said, That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind?

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"The authors deftly cover a variety of astronomy-related topics, including the Big Bang, Earth, lunar footprints, Edmund Halley, sound in space, and many others....This is one alphabet book that will keep readers coming back." Children's Literature

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Illustrated by Alan Stacy<P>Aspiring astronauts, star gazing astrophysicists, and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy. With rhymes for younger children and their accompanying fact-filled expository test for older readers, syndicated "Yak's Corner" columnists Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison shuttle us through an out of this world alphabet as seen through the windshield of a space ship.<P>Each page answers galactic questions like: What planet is 300 times heavier than Earth? Why is space the ultimate place to study? Which planet is closest to the sun and which one is the farthest? Who said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"?<P>Authors Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison write the syndicated column "Yak's Corner," which is a magazine style section for young readers. They live with their families in Southeast Michigan.<P>Illustrator Alan Stacy lives in Arlington, Texas. His father was part of the team that chose the astronauts for the Gemini and early Apollo space programs in the 1960s.

About the Author

Authors Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison write the syndicated column Yak's Corner, which is a magazine style section for young readers. They live with their families in Southeast Michigan.

Illustrator Alan Stacy lives in Arlington, Texas. His father was part of the team that chose the astronauts for the Gemini and early Apollo space programs in the 1960s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585362554
Author:
Collison, Catherine
Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press
Illustrator:
Stacy, Alan
Author:
Stacy, Alan
Author:
Collison, Cathy
Author:
Campbell, Janis
Author:
Campbell, Jains
Subject:
General
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Alphabet books
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Astronomy
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Sleeping Bear Alphabets
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.34x11.28x.41 in. 1.13 lbs.
Age Level:
05-10

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"Review" by , "The authors deftly cover a variety of astronomy-related topics, including the Big Bang, Earth, lunar footprints, Edmund Halley, sound in space, and many others....This is one alphabet book that will keep readers coming back."
"Synopsis" by , Illustrated by Alan Stacy<P>Aspiring astronauts, star gazing astrophysicists, and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy. With rhymes for younger children and their accompanying fact-filled expository test for older readers, syndicated "Yak's Corner" columnists Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison shuttle us through an out of this world alphabet as seen through the windshield of a space ship.<P>Each page answers galactic questions like: What planet is 300 times heavier than Earth? Why is space the ultimate place to study? Which planet is closest to the sun and which one is the farthest? Who said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"?<P>Authors Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison write the syndicated column "Yak's Corner," which is a magazine style section for young readers. They live with their families in Southeast Michigan.<P>Illustrator Alan Stacy lives in Arlington, Texas. His father was part of the team that chose the astronauts for the Gemini and early Apollo space programs in the 1960s.
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