Day Light, Night Light: Where Light Comes From

Paperback | January 3, 1998

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

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Moonlight is really sunlight!

Did you know that the moon doesn't make its own light? Instead, it receives light from the sun and reflects it to us on the Earth. Read and find out about how the sun, the stars and light bulbs make light so we can see.Did you know that moonlight is really sunlight? The moon can't make its own light, so it receives light from the sun and then sends it to us here on the Earth.

Any child who's ever wondered about the fascinating properties of light will want to read this classic science title. Readers will even learn how fast light can travel: from the moon to the Earth in less than three seconds! Veteran science author Franklyn M. Branley's lively text and Stacey Schuett's new illustrations combine fun facts and hands-on activities in this accessible introduction to the science of light.

Did you know that moonlight is really sunlight? The moon can't make its own light, so it receives light from the sun and then sends it to us here on the Earth.

Any child who's ever wondered about the fascinating properties of light will want to read this classic science title. Readers will even learn how fast light can travel: from the moon to the Earth in less than three seconds! Veteran science author Franklyn M. Branley's lively text and Stacey Schuett's new illustrations combine fun facts and hands-on activities in this accessible introduction to the science of light.

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Combining great stories, lively illustrations and clear, informative facts, the two-level Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series offers step-by-step explanations of basic concepts and provides activities at the end of each story. A Stage Two title, Day Light, Night Light by Franklyn M. Branley describes how light is made and why we see...

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Moonlight is really sunlight!Did you know that the moon doesn't make its own light? Instead, it receives light from the sun and reflects it to us on the Earth. Read and find out about how the sun, the stars and light bulbs make light so we can see.Did you know that moonlight is really sunlight? The moon can't make its own light, so ...

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 9.81 × 0.07 inPublished:January 3, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451712

ISBN - 13:9780064451710

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Combining great stories, lively illustrations and clear, informative facts, the two-level Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series offers step-by-step explanations of basic concepts and provides activities at the end of each story. A Stage Two title, Day Light, Night Light by Franklyn M. Branley describes how light is made and why we see it in different ways, all enhanced with the vivid and cheerful art of Stacey Schuett.