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Discover 15 stars, planets and constellations, and learn how to spot them in the night sky.
Discover 15 stars, planets and constellations, and learn how to spot them in this spellbinding introduction to the night sky for all budding astronomers and astronauts. Understand the phases of the moon, learn to navigate by the North Star and discover how to travel through space and time from your own window. Follow the accessible descriptions of how to locate famous constellations and asterisms, including Orion's Belt, the Plough and the Great Bear. Then read the mythology and folklore associated with the night sky - from the man in the moon to Orion the Hunter - as the book uncovers how humankind has its history woven into the constellations that light up our skies. This book has stunning illustrations throughout and is theperfect introduction to the night sky for children everywhere. The perfect introduction to our solar system for readers aged 5+ * Discover famous constellations including Orion, the Great Bear, the Little Bear and the Plough and discover the mythology associated with them * Learn how to spot the North Star and all the planets * Explore curriculum science: understand the phases of the moon and the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse * Written by NASA science writer Noelia Gonzalez * Gorgeous artwork on every page from bestselling illustrator Sara Boccaccini Meadows Words of praise for this book: "This book is stunning! It's wonderfully tactile and the illustrations are sumptuous and opulent" - Juno Magazine