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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

By Catherine D. Hughes and Illustrated by David A. Aguilar


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Get ready to blast off on an outer space adventure! Featuring stunning illustrations and engaging interactivity, this reference book will tap into 4-to-8-year-olds' curiosity about everything under the sun and beyond.

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into the universe.

Chapters include:
• Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun.
• Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar system.
• Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts.
• Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black holes.
• The last chapter delves into space humans on the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station, etc.

About the contributor(s)

Catherine D. Hughes is the author of several books in the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, including Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs, Little Kids First Big Book of Space, and Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean. She also has a degree in early childhood development.

Award-winning author David A. Aguilar is widely recognized for his ability to communicate the wonderment of science to enthusiasts of all ages. David's artwork has been featured on the History Channel's series "The Universe", Time magazine, CNN, USA Today, National Geographic, Astronomy, and more. His other books include Planets, Stars & Galaxies and 13 Planets.

Book details

ISBN: 9781426310140
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Date published:
Page count: 128
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Astronomy, Juvenile Nonfiction / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science, and Juvenile Nonfiction / Reference / Encyclopedias
Ages: 4 to 8

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