Astronomy (Get A Grip On)
by Robin Kerrod
A series of entertaining, informative science guides for non-scientists. Pocket-size design. Illustrated with cartoons throughout.
Published by Time Life Medical
(first published October 15th 1996)
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Jan 29, 2008 Lafcadio rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Val
Lots of astronomy concepts covered in short, pithy paragraphs. Great for looking something up or for reading straight through, and it never lingers on one subject long enough to get bored with it (not that I would). Includes lots of illustrations and printed on brown paper.
Robin Kerrod writes for young people on all aspects of science and technology, and on astronomy for a wider audience. A former winner of the COPUS (Committee on the Public Understanding of Science) Junior Science Book Prize, he was a major contributor to the DK Science Encyclopedia. He has also co-written The Way Science Works for DK, and is one of the authors of The Way the Universe Works.More about Robin Kerrod...