Stories of the Zodiac (Paperback)

By Joan Marie Galat

Whitecap Books, 9781552858059, 64pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010



"Explore the ancient wisdom of the night sky."

Stories of the Zodiac is the fourth book in the best-selling "Dot to Dot in the Sky" series, blending sky science with ancient myths. The adventures of gods, animals and heroes are illustrated in the 12 zodiac constellations. Each constellation presents a Greek myth to discover and myriad celestial objects to explore, including nebulae, multiple star systems and meteor showers.

Discover how the constellations have been used to create horoscopes that describe personalities and predict the future. Find out the difference between astrology and astronomy. Use the glow-in-the-dark map of the night sky to identify the constellations and search easily for them. Learn the stories that originated long ago, when people first gazed at the same star patterns we see today.