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“A cute infant-scientist offering…tuned to its audience.” —Kirkus
Baby Scientist is an adorable board book series that brings fun, accessible science concepts to baby’s world using simple language, recognizable settings, and vibrant art. Read them all with your baby scientist!
Baby Astronaut explores the stars and planets in space. She wears her space suit and helmet and rides in a space craft.
Can ants live in space?
Can plants grow in space?
Find out with Baby Astronaut!
Don’t miss the other books in this series, including Baby Oceanographer!
An exciting interactive title chock-full of stars, planets, aliens, and everything out of this world brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. For kids who love our universe, this book features the coolest science kids can't get enough of: our planet Earth, cool asteroids, fun aliens, comets, and so much more. Packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more, kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun.
Most of space is a mystery, but astronomers and scientists have spent years studying some of the biggest questions, such as what are black holes, how do galaxies form and what happened during the Big Bang? What we do know about space and the cycle of life and death of stars and other space objects makes incredible reading and will delight readers who want to know just that bit more about the universe we live in. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
Dress Lottie up for adventures and fill the sky with planets and stars in this space-themed sticker dolly dressing book! With 16 pages of stickers and astronomy facts on every spread, this sticker book will inspire little stargazers everywhere. From the empowering doll brand, Lottie Dolls.
Space stations, including Skylab, Mir and the ISS are a vital outposts of scientific endeavour. Although only the ISS remains in orbit, the story of man's quest to live and conduct experiments in space is a tale of adventure, tragedy and genius. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
THE STORY OF THE HUMAN JOURNEY TO SPACE
Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers were making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. But why stop there?
Learn about the great innovations of the past, then get ready for BLAST OFF into an unknown but exciting future.
From the first rockets to leave Earth's atmosphere and the animals that made brave journeys into space, such as Laika the Soviet stray dog, to the first spacewalks and the tragedies of the loss of all crew members of the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles, this book looks at the people, who's part in various space programmes around the world, have helped to push the boundaries of space travel for future generations. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
Project Space is packed with super-cool facts, hands-on activities and flaps to lift. Covering topics including the Big Bang, stars and galaxies, and the Solar System, each spread features incredible photos, photo-realistic artwork and fun cartoons. The spectacular fold out pages allow children to delve deeper into space than ever before.
This irresistible reading series is sure to fire the imagination of young readers with its exciting range of high-interest topics and its great-looking, easy-to-follow design. Developed with literacy experts, this five-level graded reading series will guide young readers as they build confidence and fluency in their literacy skills and progress towards reading alone. Astronaut introduces children who are reading alone with some help to the life of a space astronaut, from the suits they wear to the food they eat in the International Space Station and the way they train for their space missions. It looks at some famous astronauts in the history of space exploration, including the first man in space and the first man to walk on the Moon. See www.kingfisherreaders.com for series information and free audiobooks.
Featuring stunning photos of stars, galaxies, constellations, and more, DK Reader Stars and Galaxies is packed with fascinating facts about space and stargazing for kids just beginning to read fluently with support. DK's innovative range of levelled readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives that children will love reading. DK Reader Stars and Galaxies is a level 2 reader, Beginning to Read, offering a delightful narrative for young children to encourage an interest in and desire to read. Simple sentences are used with an emphasis on frequently used words with strong visual clues and labels introducing and reinforcing vocabulary. Explore the beyond our world with DK Reader Stars and Galaxies, packed with facts kids will love reading.
In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.
Read all about the Sun, what it's made of, and how the planets of the solar system orbit the Sun. Find out how day and night, sunrise and sunset and the seasons occur on Earth and what happens during a solar eclipse. Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read.
This irresistible reading series is sure to fire the imagination of young readers with its exciting range of high-interest topics and its great-looking, easy-to-follow design. Developed with literacy experts, this five-level graded reading series will guide young readers as they build confidence and fluency in their literacy skills and progress towards reading alone. Sun, Moon and Stars introduces young readers to the sky above them, giving information about these space objects. See www.kingfisherreaders.com for series information and for free audiobooks.
This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children's natural
curiosity about the vast world of space. This level two reader,
written in simple language that is easy for young readers to
understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all
of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun
facts. This reader helps cultivate the explorers of tomorrow
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the farthest reaches of space in the brand-new Exoplanets! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. There are thousands of exoplanets scattered throughout the Milky Way galaxy, and scientists are on a constant quest to find one just like Earth. In Exoplanets, Simon examines the planets outside of our solar system and uncovers what makes them habitable, our efforts to discover new life, and more. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will explore the farthest reaches of space and explore the answer to the question: do aliens exist? This book includes an author's note, a glossary, an index, and supports the Common Core State Standards. --Booklist
'Stars and Planets' is an adventure through our solar system and beyond, visiting mysterious worlds, from gas giants to frozen rocky moons, and gazing at the millions of stars in the universe.
Once upon a star there were no stars to shine no Sun to rise no Sun to set no day no night nor any time Discover the origins of the universe and how our solar system was formed. The narrative verse takes the reader on an immersive journey through space and time, illuminated by striking, dynamic illustrations. The worlds of poetry and non-fiction collide to create a beautiful, unique picture book about our Sun.
This compelling story of exploration charts and celebrates humankind in space, from Sputnik's launch in 1957 through the Apollo Moon landings and the International Space Station to future missions to Mars and beyond. Spaceflight chronicles how, in the six decades that followed Sputnik, the world was revolutionized by space travel and exploration. The opening up of Earth's orbit to satellites led to a revolution in communications, monitoring of the environment, and materials science. For the human imagination, the impact has been even greater - the voyages of robotic space probes have transformed our view of the Solar System, while Earth-orbiting satellites and missions to the Moon have forever changed our view of ourselves. This book is a celebration of human ingenuity and imagination. From the work of pioneers like Wernher von Braun, Yuri Gagarin, and Neil Armstrong to the triumphs and tragedies that followed, it reveals the people, science, and technology that have propelled us into the Space Age.
This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. Designed to amuse and intrigue the young reader, this book introduces the topic of time and seasons, including why we need calendars, how animals tell the time, why leaves fall in autumn and how the time zones work.
Introducing American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year! Find out how the girl's story began in her first novel!
Transform a fantasy design into a design for a real-world product in just ten simple steps! Imagine someone gave you a sackful of money and told you to build a space station. You'd definitely want it to be the best space station in the world. But how do you go about designing THAT? Armed with your own imagination and some smart research, find out how you can transform a fantasy design into an actual dream product. You'll apply real-world design considerations to your ideas, refining your design to make it workable and achievable as it takes shape. A dynamic and engaging resource for STEM teaching.'Work it out' panels involve readers in solving problems and finding solutions to challenges faced by designers. Detailed artwork shows how aspects of a design can be reshaped and refined, and photographs show world-leading examples of each product. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
Read all about Neil Armstrong, discover how he became an astronaut and learn about the project to send men to the Moon. Follow the progress of the Apollo mission to the Moon and read about Armstrong's famous Moon walk. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.
From Surfing to the Secret Life of Rats, Extreme Science will excite and inspire 8-11 year olds. High-interest topics grab the reader and introduce some key science concepts in an accessible and innovative way. The action-packed pages are designed to motivate struggling and reluctant readers, and a reading age of 7 makes the content super-accessible. Extreme titles are ideal for supporting creative classroom teaching and for spicing up topic libraries.
Neil Armstrong & the Moon Landings brings the heady days of the space race to life, describing the exciting events that led to the great astronaut Neil Armstrong becoming the first man to set foot on the Moon.
This simple, friendly children's first history series, aimed at readers aged 5 and up, takes a close look at some key events and personalities through history and reveals how and why they are still important to us today. A perfect support to learning about history at Key Stage 1, each book uses a rich variety of historical sources, from diaries to paintings, to bring events to life, while simple historical vocabulary is introduced and explained. Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.
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