One Small Square, The Night Sky

Paperback | March 22, 1998

byDonald Silver

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By focusing on one small square of night sky near Orion, this entry in a highly lauded series gives children aged 6 to 9 an exciting close-up on amazing facts about stars, planets, nebulae, comets, meteors, the moon, constellations, and classic myths. Suitable for stargazing anywhereÑeven the cityÑThe Night Sky will add to kids' wonder as it teaches them about the marvels of the heavens through superb illustrations and a proven approach that entices their interest and involvement.

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In one small square of night sky--using their eyes, binoculars, the position of the moon, and even their fingers as guides--children locate all of Orion and other constellations, and even stars and planets--while they learn amazing facts about the heavenly bodies. Full color.

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By focusing on one small square of night sky near Orion, this entry in a highly lauded series gives children aged 6 to 9 an exciting close-up on amazing facts about stars, planets, nebulae, comets, meteors, the moon, constellations, and classic myths. Suitable for stargazing anywhereÑeven the cityÑThe Night Sky will add to kids' wonde...

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Magical - that's the word for the night sky, with its shining stars,glittering planets, and sometimes, the celestial moon, So godahead - make a wish on that star. But if you're also curious about whyyour star twinkles, you've come to the right place. By focusing on onesmall square of night sky near Orion, The Night sky makes star timee...

onald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity BookÑall illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. WynneÕs illustr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.18 inPublished:March 22, 1998Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070580456

ISBN - 13:9780070580459

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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In one small square of night sky--using their eyes, binoculars, the position of the moon, and even their fingers as guides--children locate all of Orion and other constellations, and even stars and planets--while they learn amazing facts about the heavenly bodies. Full color.