Synopses & Reviews
Gazing into the night sky, children investigate our solar system, the universe, and major constellations. Star charts map the sky and help young astronomers navigate their way with the naked eye, binoculars, or telescopes. From Pluto to Pegasus, each entry examines a different heavenly body and answers the questions how big and how far? A special hand sky-measuring system thats easy for kids to learn and use helps them understand scale and distance.
Equally handy for in-the-field use or for quick, at-home reference
-- Close-up photos and realistic art show each subject in its environment
-- Separate line drawings offer sketching guidance
-- Concise texts filled with fun facts
-- Quick-read range maps
-- Makes identification of species easy
-- Encourages independent investigation
-- A wealth of age-appropriate information at a very affordable price
1st Trade ed., reviewed and updated by Marianne J. Dyson.
Readers can investigate the solar system, the universe, and major constellations with this guide that examines a different heavenly body in each entry. A special sky-measuring system that's easy for young readers to learn and use helps them to understand scale and distance. Full-color photos & illustrations. for notes.