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Stars & planets (Discoveries)

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From the widely acclaimed reference library for children ages 8 and up, here is a beautifully illustrated guide to stars and planets: their orbits, their moons, their characteristics.
Unknown Binding, 64 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Barnes & Noble (first published 1996)
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Taha Abuzokhar
Oct 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
It is nice book, I love it because I like the space and science and stuffs like.
and I like that book because it's talking about space and planets, that kind of book give me a lot of information like the size of planets, temperature and climate, the distance between planets.

That book has old pictures that is real, and it's not like today (like example) because today Pluto has a clear pictures, and in the book it's old and not real.
But the drawing pictures are good, because it is closer to truth
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Lynley
Aug 30, 2014 rated it it was ok
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A recent dinnertime ritual (which doesn't involve who has eaten their brussels sprouts and who has more bacon) involves the asking of Hard Questions. These are not only educational for the kid but lead to arguments between us (are chickens so bad at flying because they've been bred to be fatter and good egg-layers, or would they be ground-dwelling birds anyway?) Other questions lead to an insight into the mind of a six-year-old:

Where does milk come from?
Cows.
What else? (Hoping to get to 'mammals
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B-zee
Jan 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pengantar yang cukup lengkap, terutama untuk anak-anak. Penjelasannya cukup sederhana, disertai berbagai trivia menarik, dan ilustrasi yang tak kalah menarik. Gambar-gambarnya yang besar sangat menambah ketertarikan akan kontennya.
Sarah Adamson
My 5 year old chose this from the library and really enjoyed it. The language was a little beyond her but the pictures were very clear and easy to understand and learn from. A very comprehensive book although now a little dated.
Fredrick Danysh
Jun 23, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: children-ya
Excellent children's book about the solar system. Has easy to understand language for children and good illustrations.
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1. This book has not received any awards.

2. Appropriate grade levels: 2nd-12th grade

3. This is an informational text that teaches readers all about the stars and planets. It is very detailed and covers lots of content within a short amount of pages. Every chapter has diagrams, charts, and images to help to give the reader a different perspective and better understanding of the content.

4. This is a great informational text about stars and planets. It covers so much information and the use of dia
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I believe children will enjoy reading and learning about the solar system from this book.
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David Levy is a prominent astronomer and author, most famous for his co-discovery in 1993 of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which collided with the planet Jupiter in 1994.

Levy was born in Canada, but now lives in Arizona. He has been involved with astronomy, as an observer, promoter, and author, for his entire adult life. Levy has discovered twenty two comets, given innumerable lectures, television appea
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