Synopses & Reviews
There are monsters up in the sky. Fire-Breathing Dragons. Ferocious Lions. Deadly Scorpions. Killer Whales.
There are brave heroes in the sky. Mysterious Pulsing Stars. Desolate Planet. Exploding Suns. Far Galaxies.
The Stargazer's Guide to the Galaxy is all you need to enter the exciting world waiting for you in the night sky!
You'll find plenty of easy-to-follow star maps to help you spot constellations like Draco the Dragon, the Big Dipper, the Zodiac signs and more! The maps shows the Northern and Southern hemispheres in each season, for year-round star-gazing no matter where you live!
Read the exciting tales, myths and legends that gave the constellations their names!
Learn fascinating facts about the wonders of space and our galaxy, and about the scientists who discovered them!
Let The Stargazer's Guide to the Galaxy be your ticket to a wild and wonderful trip through space from right in your own backyard!
"The Stargazer's Guide to the Galaxy
is a delightful mix of scientific fact and star lore."--Alan Harris, Ph.D. Supervisor, Earth & Planetary Physics Group Jet Propulsion Laboratory
"The Stargazer's Guide to the Galaxy is a wonderful guide to the wonders of the universe, the night sky, and how to observe it. . .I would recommend [the book] as an introduction to amateur astronomy."--Jonathan Hodge, planetarium Director, Santa Monica College Planetarium
A comprehensive astronomy guide for those who are curious about the stars, their history, and the myths surrounding them through the ages. Fully illustrated with an easy-to-follow year-round guide to the constellations, full sky maps of the northern and southern hemispheres, and two-color star maps.
About the Author
lives in Claremont, California. May Ann Fraser
has illustrated more than forty books for children, and is the author-illustrator of a growing list of popular middle-grade books that focus on U.S. history. Her In Search of the Grand Canyon
was voted a Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal
and Ten Mile Day
was an American Bookseller
Pick, of the Lists. A graduate of Exter College of Art Design, she lives with her husband and three children in Simi Valley, California.