The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna ColeThe Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole

The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System

byJoanna ColeIllustratorBruce Degen

Paperback | February 1, 1992

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When the Magic School Bus blasts off on the way home from the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle and her students get a close-up look of the moon, the planets, and outer space.
Author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen make learning a spirited joyride, delighting young audiences with their fantastic journeys to the eye of a hurricane, the bottom of the ocean, and the center of the earth, to name just a few. Author and illustrator have said they were each inspired by an important teacher in their classroo...
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Title:The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 10.02 × 8.42 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 1992Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INC

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0590414291

ISBN - 13:9780590414296

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great My kids absolutely love these books, educational but fun!
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System My kids love this series of books! Very educational and fun to read. They love that Ms. Frizzle is so quirky. Both my son and daughter love this book, and enjoyed learning all about space. This book contains a lot of interesting facts about space, written in language that children can easily understand. Excellent illustrations to accompany the text.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lost in the Solar System (The Magic School Bus, #4) The book is accurate and authentic in conveying factual, documented material. There is a lot of factual information in the book. For example, there is a chart of the planets, how big across they are, how long one rotation is, how long one year is, how far from the sun it is, how many known moons there is and if they have rings. The information is presented in an organized way through the fact that the story is taking us through a virtual tour in the order they are traveling through space. The format and design of the book is most definitely appealing to children. The pictures are great. There is also little pieces of paper with children writing their homework assignments and such on. So, children can relate to the fact that children are actually learning about the stuff that they are reading about in the book. Therefore, this will be appealing to them. Lastly, the author's writing style is clear and regenerate enthusiasm for the topic. It's almost as if Joanna Cole has taken the role of the teacher, Ms. Frizzle, and is teaching the topic to her students. By also showing the students assignments throughout the book shows enthusiasm of the students learning and therefore displays the authors enthusiasm of the topic.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lost in the Solar System (The Magic School Bus #4) A wonderful read from my childhood, one I’d certainly suggest for other youngsters. Whilst it is not my all-time favourite childhood read I can still recall all the details of this one meaning it certainly left a lasting impression upon my young mind. And isn’t that what we want with children’s books, for them to leave a positive lasting impression?
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun magical learning adventure! Fun way to learn about the solar system . Magic School bus series are always educational and fun. Explains the hows and why of things through field trip adventures.
Date published: 2016-12-18

From Our Editors

On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system.