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The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know -- and what we don't -- in a compelling, accessible way.

Moving out into the farthest reaches of space, then back home on Earth again, this is a picture book Carl Sagan would love, introducing the wonder of our pale blue d
Published April 7th 2020 by Creston Books
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Stephanie Bange
Jun 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A "just right" introduction to the real Big Bang Theory. Keep the name Asa Stahl in mind; I suspect he might one day become the "Next Carl Sagan or Neil deGrasse Tyson"...

Stahl has stripped away all the superfluous details and gets right to the bare bones of exactly what the Big Bang was and how the universe - as we know it - came to be the growing expanse we know it is today. He begins by telling the reader that we do not know how the universe started, but that it was small when something happe
Christine Starkey
Jan 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
Enjoyable and educational! 🤩😎 A beautiful book.
Nov 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great read! Well written, accessible, educational - and BEAUTIFUL art!
Joan Marie
For those who believe in the big bang theory, this is an appealing way to present the theory to young audiences. The illustrations grab attention. I love the opening... "This is the story of the universe. And it begins: Once upon a time, we don't know." And ends with another possibility... "And maybe, in some distant galaxy or in our very own Milky Way, on another planet that's just right, it's someone else's story, too." ...more
4.5 stars. Really lovely and thought-provoking.
Mary Norell Hedenstrom
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautifully illustrated, sparing text.
Alicia Evans
For: space fans; readers looking for a book that explains the Big Bang in a simple, artistic way.

Possible red flags: some readers may find the book to simplistic with not a lot of facts.
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