Synopses & Reviews
A new-generation reference book about the building blocks of our world, for kids used to surfing and swiping.
All children want to learn their place in the universe, discover how our planet fits into the solar system, and are blown away by the crazy, big facts and stats of space. Welcome to a tour of the major planets, moons, dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and other rocks and gas that orbit the sun. The latest NASA and European Space Station images, many unique to this book, are combined with up-to-the-minute information from space experts across the globe, and modern graphics to entice confident and reluctant readers alike. And there's lots to do! Track Venus at night, create alien life, and interact with the brave men and women of the International Space Station to unlock the secrets of the Milky Way online and offline.
Los niños desean aprender acerca del universo y nuestro planeta. Por eso este libro lleno de actividades, fotografías y datos fascinantes les brinda la maravillosa oportunidad de visitar el espacio.
About the Author
Penny Arlon is an author who writes children's non-fiction, taking inspiration from her children. Her books range from pre-school to family reference, and include the Art Attack books, based on the award-winning CITV children's television programme, and all 14 titles in Dorling Kindersley's Eye Know series.