Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings

by Douglas Florian

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | March 15, 2007 | Hardcover

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Blast off with Douglas Florian's new high-flying compendium, which features twenty whimsical poems about space. From the moon to the stars, from the Earth to Mars, here is an exuberant celebration of our celestial surroundings that's certain to become a universal favorite among aspiring astronomers everywhere. Includes die-cut pages and a glossary of space terms.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 56 pages, 10.24 × 10.34 × 0.41 in

Published: March 15, 2007

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152053727

ISBN - 13: 9780152053727

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings

Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings

by Douglas Florian

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 56 pages, 10.24 × 10.34 × 0.41 in

Published: March 15, 2007

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152053727

ISBN - 13: 9780152053727

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Blast off with Douglas Florian's new high-flying compendium, which features twenty whimsical poems about space. From the moon to the stars, from the Earth to Mars, here is an exuberant celebration of our celestial surroundings that's certain to become a universal favorite among aspiring astronomers everywhere. Includes die-cut pages and a glossary of space terms.

About the Author

DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed poetry picture books, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs , a Child Magazine Best Book of the Year; mammalabilia , an ABA's Pick of the Lists; and insectlopedia , a New York Times bestseller, ALA Notable Children's Book, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York City.

Editorial Reviews

“The poet-painter’s latest book brings warm wit to the outermost reaches of cold, dark space. . . . Florian’s illustrations depict the marvels of space with luminous texture and detail.”
--The New York Times Book Review

Appropriate for ages: 4