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The constellations and planets that we look at night after night are the same ones the ancient Greeks saw thousands of years ago. In fact, many of the most popular and easily recognized constellations were named from Greek myths and stories. It's easy to find these constellations. You only need to find one to get started, then follow the arrows and connect the dots to spot many more. Captivatingly illustrated, DOT-TO-DOT IN THE SKY is the ultimate guide to stargazing for children. It includes a complete star chart, detailed illustrations and explanations of fourteen constellations, and fascinating sidebars on the science of astronomy.
"Dot-to-Dot in the Sky" is the ultimate guide to stargazing for children. It includes a complete star chart, mythological stories, and explanations of fourteen constellations, and fascinating sidebars on the science of astronomy.
Look up in the sky! There's a flying horse, a queen, and even a dragon! The night sky is a treasure trove of stories filled with heroes, wild animals, and adventure. It's just a matter of knowing where to look. Fifteen constellations are portrayed in this fun guide to astronomy, from easily recognizable Ursa Major, the big bear, to the distinct stars of Orion, the famous hunter. Each constellation features a pronunciation guide, a myth to explain the constellation, and sure-fire instructions on how to find each group of stars. This ultimate guide to stargazing is the perfect bedtime book -- just don't expect to get much sleep!