Synopses & Reviews
Basher Basics: Space Exploration, Created & illustrated by Simon Basher From Basher, the illustrator who showed the periodic table in a whole new light and gave us his fresh spin on physics, astronomy, planet Earth, chemistry and more, comes a book that shines its light into out-of-this-world beings who make the universe tick. Learn about the amazing research that is revolutionizing space exploration, from the pioneering space crafts and equipment known as 'Space Aces' that have been used to delve into deep-space exploration to the scientists known as 'The Outerplanetary Mob' that have not only taken voyages to space and back but have contributed to our understanding of the universe. Space Exploration is a compelling guide to developments at the very forefront of science - a must-read for anyone wishing to understand, and engage with, modern space.
School Library JournalA breezy tone and ultra-cute illustrations enliven this introduction to space-exploration missions. Two-page spreads per topic, with one page devoted to a brightly colored illustration, provide bite-size chunks of information in a cheeky, first-person voice. . . . this books charm lies in its upbeat, goofy approach.
About the Author
Simon Basher is the creator and illustrator of dozens of best-selling concept books for children including The Periodic Table, Physics, Biology, and Astronomy. His characters bridge the gap between edgy Manga and the cuteness of Hello, Kitty! Basher's original artwork is regularly exhibited and sold in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia. Dan Green has written many of the titles in the Basher Science series. He studied Geology at Cambridge University.