Discover the mysteries of the Universe and journey to galaxies beyond our own in this fact-packed companion to space.
From icy worlds and hot, fiery giants to the biggest telescopes and latest spacecraft, this book covers more than 40 profiles of the planets, stars, and objects in our universe. Find out all about our neighboring planets, from tiny Mercury to gigantic Jupiter. Discover what lies beyond our solar system and the stars we can see in the night sky. Learn about the latest space technology and when humans may finally land on Mars.
Broken down by type, each object is presented in a clear, engaging way, with stunning images and bite-sized chunks of information. Detailed NASA photography brings the mysteries of outer space to life, while pronunciation guides help with tricky names, and a visual index gives a quick overview of all the key objects in the book. Filled with fascinating details for every young stargazer and budding astronaut, My Book of Stars and Planets is the perfect first reference book on space and the universe for kids
About the Author
From being in classrooms and talking to the media to organizing large-scale public events and training educators, Parshati enjoys sharing her passion for space with people of all ages! She has developed and led various workshops, programs, and initiatives in the past 10 years of her science outreach and education career. She has managed national-level projects and collaborated with multiple local, national, and international organizations. She has served as a science consultant for children's books, authored a children’s space book and researched the impact of the outreach programs she conducts on the youth participants. Parshati advocates for Women of Color and Women in STEM.
Author : Parshati Patel
Publisher : DK Children
Binding Type : Hardcover
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 978-0241485781