Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Or what it takes to put humans on the moon - or even on Mars? What would you do if you could travel through space and time? Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautiful collection of up-to-the-minute essays mind-blowing facts and out-of-this-world colour photographs
It's 50 years since the first human set foot on the surface of the Moon! Walking on the Moon celebrates this 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing by helping readers imagine what it was like to actually be there. Blended with stunning photographs and captivating artwork, step-by-step details of events leading up to the mission are combined with...
Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut, a spaceship engineer or to work at Mission Control? Find out all about space and all the incredible space jobs you could do, from training to be a space chef or designing spacesuits to searching for new planets we could live on, or even blasting into space and living in the International Space Station.
Welcome to the story of our Moon - a story of Moon dust and Moon rabbits, cheese and astronauts, deep thoughts and bold plans. Read, dream and wonder as you discover ancient legends about the Moon's creation, meet the very first astronomers and learn about the Space Race.
Find out about the incredible invention of the flying machine, discover how people have spread the word throughout history and learn all about the solar system! Explore outer space and discover amazing inventions in this fascinating collection of five Read with Oxford non-fiction texts, ideal for children who are beginning to read independently.
Where do people live in space? How do they get there? What's it like to work, eat and sleep in space? Beginner readers can discover the answers to these questions and lots of other fascinating facts in this engaging information book. With simple text and stunning photographs and illustrations, plus links to websites with video clips and activities.
The Earth introduces readers to key moments in the planet's life, from its formation over four billion years ago to the present, including the Earth's position in the solar system, its layers, and when plants and animals began to inhabit the planet.
New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge.
Project Space is packed with super-cool facts, hands-on activities and flaps to lift. Covering topics including the Big Bang, stars and galaxies, and the Solar System, each spread features incredible photos, photo-realistic artwork and fun cartoons. The spectacular fold out pages allow children to delve deeper into space than ever before.
This handbook helps you spot different objects in the night sky and encourages you to record your sightings. Included are detailed fact files about the Sun, Moon, planets and stars, which provide spotting tips, labelled illustrations and photo files.
This inspirational journal has beautifully designed pages to fill with your drawings, observations, poetry or anything else you like. There are facts, star charts and pictures of constellations to help you identify stars, and links to websites to find out more. With beautiful illustrations, this is a journal for stargazers of all ages to treasure.
Join one little astronaut and her space dog as they voyage through our solar system and see space as you've never seen it before! Journey from the sun, to the planets, asteroids and Kuiper belt, before folding out your glow-in-the-dark poster. Simply turn off the light to bring the incredible glow-in-the-dark ink to life.
Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Solar System teaches kids everything they would want to know about the awe-inspiring solar system. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire...
A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity. Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet.
At night when you are fast asleep, another world awakens... Explore the world of night in this gorgeous picture book and discover nocturnal animals in the countryside, cities that never sleep and the secrets of the night sky. With lots to look at and talk about on every page and links to specially selected websites with more to discover.
They twinkle in the night sky, but what exactly are stars? Which one's the nearest? Can humans visit a star? Curious little children can lift over 30 flaps to find the answers to these questions and many more in this delightful introduction to stars and the night sky, with simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page.
A fantastic first book on our Universe, this is the perfect companion for budding astronomers ages 6 and up eager to understand all about the Earth's place in space. Discover what a star is, how the Moon looks close up, and what tools astronomers use to look at space.
Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Shooting stars often appear when the earth passes through the dust and debris left by a passing comet.Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Amazing Projects takes readers ages 7 to 10 on a fantastic journey through space, where they investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known space wonders through 25...
So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really - it's sort of a terrible idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, not get poisoned or crushed to death when we go outside - it's lovely right where we are.) Not convinced? GOOD!
Out Of This World is jam-packed with everything children need to know about space - from facts and statistics to real-life adventures. Boys and girls can find their way around the solar system, learn if aliens really could exist and discover the origins of the universe. Entertaining and educational, this learning companion would make the perfect addition...
Discover the wonders of our Solar System as you fold out this gorgeously illustrated book. Then turn it over to find lots of fascinating facts about the planets, their moons, and the spacecraft that have been sent to explore them. With links to websites for more information, this is the perfect gift for young space lovers.
Find out how to become an astronaut in this interactive title for curious kids. Packed with bitesize information and fun facts about the life of an astronaut, this book will tell you all about space, astronomy and life on the International Space Station. Simple activities will test your skills and reinforce the information you read in the book.