The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia

The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia

by Mike Goldsmith

Hardback Publication Date: 22/05/2012

 

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 features such as digital cutaways, step-bystep sequences, and callouts featuring key scientific ideas, this amazing 160-page volume is the perfect guide to space for today's visual learners. Arranged thematically into five key areas Observing Space, The Solar System, Stars and galaxies, Space Exploration, and Space in the Future The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia by Dr. Mike Goldsmith features concise text by an astrophysics expert that is coherent, accurate and perfectly pitched for middle-grade audiences. A glossary and index are included in the back matter along with a list of web sites to take the learning beyond the book. The unbeatable combination of great design, authoritative information, and affordable price makes this the perfect home or classroom reference for any curious space explorer.

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ISBN:
9780753468050
9780753468050
Category:
Reference works (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
22-05-2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
Roaring Brook Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
281.69x223.01x19.56mm
Weight:
0.97kg
Mike Goldsmith

Dr. Mike Goldsmith is a research scientist and science writer.

He has written more than fifty books for children, including Eureka!.

He has been shortlisted twice for the Junior Aventis Science Prize.

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