Bright Sky, Starry City

byUma KrishnaswamiIllustratorAimée Sicuro

May 1, 2015|
Bright Sky, Starry City by Uma Krishnaswami
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Phoebe helps her dad set up telescopes on the sidewalk outside his store. It's a special night - Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky. But will Phoebe be able to see them with all the city lights?

Raindrops begin to fall, followed by lightning and thunder. Phoebe is filled with disappointment as she and her father hurry inside to wait out the storm.

But suddenly the power fails and then, amazingly, the rain and clouds disappear. Phoebe and her dad and all kinds of people spill into the street. And there, in the bright night sky, the splendor of the planets and a multitude of stars are revealed for all to see.

An illustrated afterword includes information about the solar system, planetary conjunctions and rings, moons, telescopes and light pollution. A glossary and recommended further reading are also included.

UMA KRISHNASWAMI is the author of more than twenty books for children, from picture books (The Girl of the Wish Garden, Bright Sky, Starry City and Out of the Way! Out of the Way!), through novels for young readers (The Grand Plan to Fix Everything). Her books have been published in eleven languages and have been picked for Junior Libr...
Title:Bright Sky, Starry CityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 10.88 X 8.9 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.88 X 8.9 X 0.4 inPublished:May 1, 2015Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:155498405X

ISBN - 13:9781554984053

Appropriate for ages: 6

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