With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift for young astronomers and fans of all ages.
Neil deGrasse Tyson was born curious. And the secrets of a billion galaxies lay there-waiting for him to explore its cosmic mysteries. He just had to look up. Up beyond the city lights, up at the shining stars, up through the Milky Way, and past the veil of the night sky.
Follow young Neil's journey as he discovers the wonders of space, the thrill of science, and the joy in sharing the beauty of our amazing universe. Read his favorite mind-blowing facts and learn what mysteries are left to solve.
From On a Beam of Light author Jennifer Berne and debut paper illustrator Lorraine Nam comes the inspiring true tale of Neil's life and how he became a world-famous astrophysicist.
The future of discovery lays with you. Look up with Neil and begin your own journey into the cosmos.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 451 g
Dimensions: 279 x 229 x 6 mm
"You will be enthralled... an inspiring, interesting, picture biography of a living legend... great for a read aloud." -- Granite Media
Praise for On a Beam of Light: "A splendid introduction to a man who never stopped questioning." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Einstein's lifelong curiosity sings through every page." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A book as special as its subject." -- Booklist (starred review)
"Richly imagined, beautifully designed, impressionistic biography." -- School Library Journal (starred review)
"Truly amazing." -- Horn Book (starred review)
"Beautifully done...whimsical...What dreams can do." -- New York Times - Editors' Choice