Astronomy by Emily Bone


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; 'Good quality non-fiction for this age group is a real boon and the Usborne Beginners is an excellent series. With its easy reading text, it is ideal for those learning to read who enjoy non-fiction books' - Parents in Touch; 'No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set' - The Bookseller; 'An excellent series. Carefully designed to appeal to early readers, the books have accessible vocabulary and easy reading text, clear pictures, a contents page, index and glossary - all excellent for helping children to learn to use books for research' - Parents in Touch; '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; 'The Usborne Beginners series is a beautiful fit for newly independent readers' - Rhino Reads'

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


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Publication date

1st March 2014



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