This mind-blowing book invites readers to join BBC presenter and renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System - visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, and travelling to places where no human has been before.
Along the way, kids can discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more. From spotting solar flares on the Sun to exploring objects at the edge of the icy Oort Cloud, this fun, action-packed title leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 16 mm
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“Beautiful and accessible”
This is a wonderfully illustrated guide to the solar system. It contains detailed information which will appeal to those who are thirsty for knowledge, but even a younger reader will enjoy the illustrations. To read... More
I bought this as a birthday gift for a 5 year old boy. Big hit!!He loves it!
As a family we love Maggie's TV work so knew this would make a perfect introduction to astronomy for a child.
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