Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes
  

Little Kids First Big Book of Space

Written by Catherine D. Hughes
Illustrated by David Aguilar
Part of the First Big Book Series

Synopsis

Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colourful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colourful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into the universe. Chapters include: * Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun. * Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar system. * Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts. * Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black holes. * The last chapter delves into space exploration: humans on the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station, etc.

Reviews

Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies and more, this charming book is perfect for reading aloud or for beginning readers to enjoy themselves.

Really interesting and encourages great conversation between you and your child. A fun book for any family to explore. --The Children's Nook blog Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies and more, this charming book is perfect for reading aloud or for beginning readers to enjoy themselves. --Today's Zaman

About the Author

CATHERINE D. HUGHES is the author of National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals, National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs, and is the science editor for the award-winning National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Little Kids magazines. She has a master's degree in early childhood education. Award-winning author DAVID A. AGUILAR is widely recognized for his ability to communicate the wonderment of science to enthusiasts of all ages. David's artwork has been featured on the History Channel's series The Universe, Time magazine, CNN, USA Today, National Geographic, Astronomy, and more. His other books include Planets, Stars & Galaxies and 13 Planets.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Catherine D. Hughes
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Publisher

National Geographic Kids

Publication date

9th October 2012

ISBN

9781426310140


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