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The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia

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Comprehensive illustrated encyclopedias with full-colour photographs and artwork which illustrate the informative and accessible text. A glossary and index are included along with a list of web sites for further learning.

With dramatic full-bleed artwork, a visual design that organizes the information into clear, digestible sections, the latest photography, and special feat
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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published May 22nd 2012 by Kingfisher
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Title and Citation:
Goldsmith, M. (2012). The Kingfisher space encyclopedia. New York, NY: Kingfisher Publications.

Type of Reference: Encyclopedia

Brief Description: Recommended by Booklist, this reference is an excellent starting point for space information. The suggested age range is grades 4-7 which makes it a great reference for younger readers.

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Ranucci, B. (2012). The Kingfisher space encyclopedia. [Review of the book The Kingfisher space encycloped
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Allison Lupton
Goldsmith, M. (2012). The Kingfisher space encyclopedia. London, United Kingdom: Kingfisher Publishing.
Reviewed By: Allison Lupton
Reference Type: Encyclopedia
Reading Level: 5th-8th
Call Number: 520.3
Cost: $19
Description: This encyclopedia does a great job of covering information over one topic without being tedious. It makes learning about the Space more of a discovery process with the many visuals it offers.
Relevance/Relationship: The current library collection is lacking in science encyclopedi
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Robbie Travis
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Goldsmith, M. (2012). The kingfisher space encyclopedia. London, United Kingdom: Kingfisher.

Type of Reference: Encyclopedia.

Citation by: Robbie Travis

Content/Scope: This encyclopedia, for ages 9 and up, includes information on topics such as observing space, the solar system, stars and galaxies, space exploration, and space in the future.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: The author holds degrees in time and space as well as a PhD in astrophysics. He was formerly head of Acoustics at the UK’s National Phy
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Conni Strittmatter
May 31, 2012 rated it really liked it
A good encyclopedia on space for the younger crowd. Much more manageable than having a bajillion of those smaller, more specific books each on their own planet or other aspect of space. This has an inviting layout and good, bright pictures.
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Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University, where he also obtained his PhD in astrophysics. He was formerly the head of Acoustics at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory and is now an author of non-fiction books for children.
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