Used book in Good Condition. Once upon a starry night explains the ten ancient figures whose legends are written large across the universe. Every page shines with christina balit’s vibrant art, studded with shiny stars, and provides the perfect backdrop to Jacqueline Mitton’s poetic text. From the Trade Paperback edition.
National geographic’s stunning rendition of the constellations’ glittering lightshow is now available in paperback. Take an illuminating ride through the starry night sky, and learn how the heavens pay tribute to the gods of Greek and Roman mythology.
Zoo In The Sky: A Book of Animal Constellations
Full-color illustrations with silver foil highlights. Large, vibrant paintings and shimmering foil stars make a brilliant connection between age-old stargazing tales and the constellations.
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 Child's Introduction Series
This is the third in black dog & leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry. Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year.
Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, the story of our solar system, the history of space exploration, the myths behind the constellations, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, and how to navigate the night sky.
Zoo in the Sky: A Book of Animal Constellations
The simple poetic descriptions will capture the attention of preschoolers and early elementary-age children alike. A brief explanation of stars and constellations rounds out this lovely and unusual offering. School library journal child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky.
Awards include: parent's guide to children's Media Award Parent Council Award REVIEWS: "A visually dynamic introduction to the animal constellations. Booklist "mitton offers poetic, abbreviated legends of the nighttime sky, highlighted by shimmering silver stars, while Balit's paintings, give visual meaning to the text.
Kirkus reviews "This is an attractive introduction to astronomy. Take an illuminating ride through the starry night sky with national geographic's zoo in the Sky! Little Bear and the Great Bear in the Northern Sky; the scaly dragon winding his long tail; the Great Dog chasing the Hare in the Southern Sky; all are beautifully rendered in Christina Balit's vibrant art, studded with shiny stars, which perfectly illustrates Jacqueline Mitton's rich text.
. This award-winning book capturing the glittering light show of the constellations is now available in paperback.
Constellations Activity Book Color and Learn
Can you spot orion’s belt and scorpius’s tail? get the constellations Activity Book, the perfect beginner’s guide to the stars! Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Used book in Good Condition. Stargazing is a fascinating hobby that parents and children can share.
Then head outside and follow the book’s easy-to-use instructions to locate those interesting characters in the night sky. Read the mythology behind each constellation, and utilize the flashcard cutouts to learn the constellations by sight. Introduce kids to 26 of the most interesting and well-known constellations through dot-to-dots and other creative activities―like mazes, word finds, and more.
Kingdom of the Sun: A Book of the Planets
Featuring gorgeous illustrations with gold-foil accents, an illuminating combination of mythology and astronomy guides young readers through the solar system, where every planet is explored and its features compared to those of the Roman god or goddess for whom it was named, and provides the most recent scientific information about the planets.
Used book in Good Condition. Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Used book in Good Condition.
What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky
Used book in Good Condition. Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Combining art, and science, what we see in the stars gives readers a tour of the night sky through more than 100 magical pieces of original art, mythology, all accompanied by text that weaves related legends and lore with scientific facts.
This beautifully packaged book covers the night sky's most brilliant features--such as the constellations, nebulae, the bright stars, and the visible planets--as well as less familiar celestial phenomena like the outer planets, the moon, and deep space. Adults seeking to recapture the magic of youthful stargazing, and those who appreciate beautiful, younger readers interested in learning about natural history and outer space, hand-painted art will all delight in this charming book.
Used book in Good Condition. A richly illustrated guide to the myths, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, histories, the northern lights, comets, and more.
Find the Constellations
Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet. A. Used book in Good Condition. There's also a brand-new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100! Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky.
. Used book in Good Condition. Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every page. New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H.
An innovative guide filled with glow-in-the-dark illustrations aids youngsters in locating more than thirty stars and star groups Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Used book in Good Condition. 90, 000 stargazers can't be wrong! our original glow-in-the-dark constellations was such a hit that we're bringing it back in an affordable paperback edition for a new generation! From Andromeda to Pegasus, Orion to the Big Dipper, this super informative guide covers it all with dazzling glow-in-the-dark illustrations of the constellations, eight sky maps, and fascinating retellings of the legends behind the constellations.
Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Grosset Dunlap. Helpful tips on locating stars in the night sky through every season of the year make this a book the whole family can enjoy together. Used book in Good Condition.
The Planet Gods: Myths and Facts About the Solar System
The veiled goddess Venus lends her name to a cloud-shrouded planet. The planet gods is that volume: a new, reliable guide to the exciting recent developments in the world of astronomy from the experts here on planet Earth. Distinguished astronomer and writer Dr. Used book in Good Condition. With the addition of ceres and eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent.
Child s introduction to the night sky The Story of the Stars Planets and Constellations and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. Jacqueline mitton takes us on a fascinating tour of the planets of our Solar System, taking into account all the latest reclassifications of the heavens. A lyrical, poetic text explores the features of the planets and compares them to the gods of old who are their namesakes.
Though many of the planets were named long before we had good scientific information about them, Mitton draws readers attention to some amazing coincidences. Grosset Dunlap. The blue, stormy planet Neptune is named for the god of the sea. The planet gods brings together for the first time the myths and truths of space science.
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