Space (Hardcover)

By Simon Holland

DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), 9780789478542, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2001

List Price: 10.99*
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Description

Open your eyes to a world of discovery. Travel from Earth to the ends of the known universe. Space is a colorful first guide to astronomy packed with facts about space exploration, the solar system, planets, stars, galaxies, and much more. Dramatic, atmospheric photography provides a wealth of visual information. Packed with facts and written in an accessible style, Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. A groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five plus, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series provides an excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.



About the Author

Carol Stott, BA, FRAS, is an astronomer and space writer, author of more than 20 books for both adults and children -- including the DK CD-ROM Encyclopedia of Space and the Universe -- and a regular contributor to encyclopedias and science magazines. She is also former head of the Old Royal Observatory at Greenwich, London (UK).


Praise For Space

Excellent page design and text help make information accessible. (Boston Sunday Herald)