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What are Stars? is an excellent book for children who love to ask questions. Over a series of six attractive and inviting double pages, featuring little children just like its readers, and with the help of numerous flaps, it explains simply but very clearly just what stars are. From basic information – that stars are bright dots in the night sky – through close ups and just the right level of detail, it teaches children a huge amount, and gives them a really good understanding of what stars are. The flaps are just the right size for small hands and good and sturdy too, and make the gathering of information even more fun. A really effective first book. ~ Andrea Reece
We see them twinkle in the night sky, but what ARE stars? Are they really starshaped? What patterns do they make and which star is the nearest? This charming book zooms in on the answers.
|Publication date:||28th December 2017|
|Illustrator:||Marta Alvarez Miguens|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Genres:||Fascinating Facts, First Concepts, Space|
Katie studied languages at Cambridge University and soon discovered it wasn’t just French or Italian she loved, but language itself. Her first job was writing reviews of curry houses in verse. Her second was writing science and business articles. Her third and favourite job is writing educational books for children. She loves tackling new subjects and making them come alive for young readers. So far she has written about everything from trucks and toilets to space and Churchill.Katie now has two little children of her own and they are definitely her fiercest critics.More About Katie Daynes