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Published: September 2020
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Author: DK
BIC Subject: Space (Children's / Teenage)
Published By: Dorling Kindersley
 
Published: 01-Sep-2020
Format: Hardback, 224 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241412473
Stock Code: 1412473
Product Description
 
From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of the Universe.

Each celestial body is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images.

Engaging storybook-style descriptions of each object allow readers to delve into facts, myths, trivia, and key discoveries about the Solar System and beyond. Wonder at the rocky rings around Saturn, gaze at the fountains gushing from Jupiter's moon Enceladus, and marvel at mysterious interstellar visitors 'Oumuamua and Borisov. With reference pages packed with fascinating information, you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.

An attractive gift for children who can't get enough of astronomy, The Mysteries of the Universe is perfect for kids to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of the Universe.

Each celestial body is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images.

Engaging storybook-style descriptions of each object allow readers to delve into facts, myths, trivia, and key discoveries about the Solar System and beyond. Wonder at the rocky rings around Saturn, gaze at the fountains gushing from Jupiter's moon Enceladus, and marvel at mysterious interstellar visitors 'Oumuamua and Borisov. With reference pages packed with fascinating information, you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.

An attractive gift for children who can't get enough of astronomy, The Mysteries of the Universe is perfect for kids to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.
Will Gater is an astronomy journalist, author, and presenter. His work has appeared in New Scientist, BBC Sky at Night magazine, Physics World, Focus, and Astronomy Now, among others. He is the author of several popular astronomy books and is an experienced observational astronomer and astrophotographer. Alongside his efforts to popularise science and astronomy on TV and radio he recently toured his first live show, 'The Story of the Solar System', in theatres around the UK.
 
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