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Everything young explorers needs to know to travel in space, covering what life in zero gravity is like, how to find your way around the solar system, and the all-important question of how to pee in a spacesuit! Unique illustrations take kids to the heart of the action and amazing photos show what the universe is really like. Incredible stories of real-life space exploration for kids aged 8 and up, by author and astrobiologist Professor Mark Brake. More than 300 amazing photographs The perfect present for every aspirant astronaut! About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's(more...)
Under the Stars: Bedtime Astrophysics transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a black hole and peer inside! Learn why Jupiter has stripes. When astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith isn't looking skyward, she is answering the smart questions of school kids. Her engaging storytelling in this colourfully illustrated book brings the night sky to life, giving amazing new perspectives to young explorers who are always asking, 'Why?'
It is rocket science! Learn about space with Basher Basics: Space Exploration, a compelling guide to developments right at the forefront of space science. Meet characters who embody the amazing science that is revolutionizing space exploration, from the pioneering space crafts and equipment that have been used to delve into deep-space exploration, to the scientists who have taken voyages to space and back, or contributed to our understanding of the universe.
After travelling millions of miles through space, roving robots gently landed on Mars and then drove across its surface. Read this book to learn how engineers accomplished these amazing feats of space exploration.
In 1968, the biggest passenger jet the world had ever seen premiered in Everett, Washington. The giant plane was called the Boeing 747, but reporters named it "the Jumbo jet." There was only one problem. It couldn't fly. Yet. Jumbo details the story of the world's first wide-body passenger jet, which could hold more people than any other jet at the time. The Boeing 747 introduced new technologies to the aviation industry and played a pivotal role in middle class families affording travel overseas. With an innovative design, the Jumbo jet took its first flight on January 22, 1970, taking passengers from New York to Paris in seven hours.
Take your toddler on a pop-up space rocket adventure, and fly to the Moon in this lift-the-flap baby book with pictures that pop off the page! This imaginative pop-up peekaboo book follows two little astronauts, Annabelle and Arthur, who are rocketing into space and heading for their first Moon landing. Babies and toddlers can lift big flaps and see peekaboo surprises pop up from the page- the space rocket launching, an exciting rocket race, a helpful robot, a funny alien spaceship, and finally, Annabelle, Arthur, and their little robot landing on the Moon, and planting a flag with a friendly message from Planet Earth. The lively, read-aloud rhymes encourage literacy and early learning, while the surprise pop-up space scenes will hold the attention of curious preschoolers. With the help of parents and caregivers, toddlers will have fun turning the sturdy board book pages, guessing what's hiding under each flap, and then lifting the flaps to find the space characters and play peekaboo! Ideal for interactive preschool play, Pop-up Peekaboo! Space will appeal to both parents and children and is certain to keep little ones entertained time and time again!
Discover Space and our Solar System with this book that puts the WOW factor back into science and is packed with investigatations and step-by-step experiments, clearly illustrated with photographs. The book is suitable for young scientists aged 8+.
Hierdie ruimteboek gee nuuskierige agies die kans om die wonders van die ruimte te ontdek. Dit bied ’n omvattende blik op wat in die ruimte aangaan –– van die aarde se bure in die ruimte tot die rotsagtige binneplanete en die grootste gasreuse! Kinders kan kyk na die agt planete wat om die son wentel, asook mane, astero´ede, dwergplanete, komete en ander dinge in die sonnestelsel. Hulle kan ook lees oor ruimtetuie. Die foto's en detail in die boek sal enige kind se belangstelling prikkel!
Paper World: Space uses ingenious paper cuts to reveal the wonders of space, from our Solar System to distant galaxies to the Big Bang. With detailed art by paper-cut artist Gail Armstrong, a fact-packed text, and flaps and die-cuts on every spread, this unique novelty book will appeal to all the family.
Imagine discovering new planets lightyears away or galaxies you never knew existed. Learn all about new and amazing space discoveries in these fun and engaging books reviewed by Smithsonian experts.
Explore the universe with this space book for kids! Visit the planets, stop off at the Moon and gaze at the stars in the galaxies. Fully interactive, the incredible DK Pop-Up and Pull-Out Space Book features a spectacular 3D pop-up solar system scene, pull-out pages, and is packed with fun quizzes and facts. The children's book visits each of the eight planets in turn: Mercury, Venus, our own planet Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, and calls in at the Moon, too! It also looks at the Milky Way and explores the origin of the planets and our place in the universe. This fantastic stars and planets book for kids is a must for every budding astronomer or astronaut.
Discover how telescopes are made, learn about invisible light, and study the scale of the universe--in a way you'll never forgetInside this mega-jam-packed book are 50 fact-tastic ways to advance and improve your astronomy skills so you'll never feel alone in the universe again Learn amazing space-related tricks such as how to watch a solar eclipse safely and mapping stars from your own back garden, right down to expertly simplifying the supermassive numbers and distances involved in the space between space so you'll never forget them. You'll discover everything you need to know about the universe, from Asteroids to Zubenelgenubi, and almost everything in between.
Take a journey to the Sun. Find out how it is so important to our planet Earth and the vital part it places in keeping our solar system ordered. And discover all about aurorae and solar winds, and what scientists think are in store for the Sun in around five billion years' time.
Take a journey through space and search for extraterrestrials! Find out which planets are more likely to have alien life forms on them and about what could happen if there was indeed life out there!
How do we know that the Sun is at the centre of our solar system? This scientific theory is know as heliocentrism. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of heliocentrism and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of heliocentrism was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.
Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station. Published in association with the UK Space Agency.
Take a journey to Mars, known as the "Red Planet". Find out about the space race going on between countries to have the first humans to reach it. And learn all about the incredible technology behind how we know about this fascinating planet.
Take a journey far beyond our solar system's outer planets. Learn all about distant galaxies that are light years away. And find out about the incredible technology behind how we know about them.
Take a journey around the solar system's inner planets and find out about the space race that is going on between countries to have the first humans to reach them. Learn all about Mars, Venus and the other planets and discover the incredible technology behind how we know about them.
Take a journey beyond the asteroid belt to the solar system's outer planets. Learn all about distant worlds such as Titan and the Kuiper belt, and find out about the incredible technology behind how we know about them.
From planets and comets to sunspots and spacewalks, there's so much to know about space! Show Me Space has more than 100 facts and definitions about our solar system and beyond.
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