Astronomy by Emily Bone


Written by Emily Bone
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Part of the Beginners Series Series


Astronomy by Emily Bone

How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.


'A straightforward book telling you all a beginner needs to know about the planets, stars, moons, nebulae, galaxies asteroids and more' - Education Umbrella'

'No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set' - The Bookseller

'I can't praise Usborne enough for introducing [internet links] to many of their non-fiction books as it really helps children retain information' - Adventures in Home Schooling

About the Author

Emily Bone

Emily Bone grew up in the south of England with a parrot, rabbits and lots of dogs. She spent long summers watching bugs and birds in her garden and making up stories about them. After studying English at Cambridge, she found her dream job at Usborne. Emily’s written many books on wildlife, science and history. She now lives in Crystal Palace along with two spoilt budgies and enjoys running in the park and tending her vegetable garden.

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32 pages


Emily Bone
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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

24th February 2014



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