A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets and Constellations-- And How You Can Find Them in the Sky

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Hardcover, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2004, ISBN# 157912366X

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Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.

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Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.

Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year. This is the third in Black Dog & Leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry.

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Number of Pages: 93
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Driscoll, Michael ,  Hamilton, Meredith
Street Date: -62135769600000
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication Date: May, 2004
ISBN-13: 9781579123666
Digital Video Formats: Hardcover
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 10.25 x 10.25 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 157912366X
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