Explore our stunning solar system and learn about its eight planets, from mini Mercury to giant Jupiter. Find out about marvellous moons and mighty meteorites, and discover curious comets and eccentric exoplanets. Get the answers to questions such as: * How old is the Earth? * Which probe took a space selfie? * Why is Jupiter stripy? * What is a hairy star? * Where might it rain glass? Perfect for the new curriculum, this fascinating title is packed full of astounding information and number-based jaw-dropping facts and figures for all aspiring astronaughts and science whizz kids.
|Publication date:||12th July 2016|
|Publisher:||Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.ukMore About Clive Gifford