Journey Through the Solar System The Wonderful World of Simon Abbott by Simon Abbott
  

Synopsis

Journey Through the Solar System The Wonderful World of Simon Abbott by Simon Abbott

An amazing, fun and fact-packed journey through the solar system! Take the ride of your life through the Solar System with Children's artist Simon Abbott. Discover all the incredible planets and more with our intrepid astronauts and spectacular pioneering spacecraft. With space words, fun facts and dazzling cartoon illustrations, this is an entertaining introduction to the Solar System for kids. How many years would it take to walk to Mars? How long would it take to drive across on of Saturn's rings? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this brilliant book explaining the hows and whys of the solar system. Packed with laugh-out-loud illustrations, this lively new range from Simon Abbott is a must for every young reader's bookshelf!

Reviews

An amazing, fun and fact-packed trip

-topic which will make the reader gawp with amazement, such as it would take 4000 years to walk from Earth to Mars and because Uranus spins on its side, a night can last for 40 Earth years!The brightly coloured animated images and space travel timeline highlighting significant events in history will keep the reader's attention alive. The well-explained glossary is also very handy. However, the use of language and depth of information means the book is probably better suited for younger readers. Despite this, Journey Through the Solar System is a fantastically colourful introduction to those discovering the incredible Solar System for the first time. Three out of five stars. -- Sim The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2014/jan/02/review-journey-through-the-solar-system-simon-abbott

About the Author

British-born artist and designer Simon Abbott has been illustrating children's books for 15 years. He specialises in bold colours and delightful characters of all kinds and describes his work as fun, fresh and happy. His easy style has instant appeal and helps to communicate complex ideas and concepts in an instant. Whether he is drawing playground fun, astronauts, dinosaurs or monkeys swinging through trees, his art is always engaging and is guaranteed to make children smile.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
24 pages
Interest Age: 5-7 years

Author

Simon Abbott
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Publisher

TickTock Books an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group

Publication date

7th October 2013

ISBN

9781848989269


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