Dimensions: 128 Pages, 9.84 × 9.84 × 0.39 in
Published: October 9, 2012
Publisher: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1426310145
ISBN - 13: 9781426310140
About the Book
These colorful pages introduce young children to the wonders of space, with illustrations by Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book explains basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe. Full color.
From the Publisher
This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National
Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful
pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with
colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is
perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will
explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most
familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.
• Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun.
• Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar
• Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such
as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts.
• Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts
such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black
• The last chapter delves into space exploration: humans on
the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station, etc.
Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding:
978-1-4263-1015-7 , $23.90/$26.95 Can
About the Author
CATHERINE D. HUGHES is the author of National Geographic
Little Kids First Big Book of
Animals, National Geographic Little Kids First Big
Book of Dinosaurs, and is the science editor for the
award-winning National Geographic
Kids and National Geographic
Little Kids magazines. She has a master''s degree in
early childhood education.
Award-winning author DAVID A. AGUILAR is widely recognized for his
ability to communicate the wonderment of science to
enthusiasts of all ages. David''s artwork has been featured on
the History Channel''s series "The
magazine, CNN, USA Today, National Geographic,
Astronomy, and more. His other books
include Planets, Stars &
Galaxies and 13 Planets.
"Really interesting and encourages great conversation between you
and your child. A fun book for any family to explore."
--The Children''s Nook blog
"Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies and
more, this charming book is perfect for reading aloud or for
beginning readers to enjoy themselves." --Today''s