What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky (Hardback)Kelsey Oseid (author)
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What We See in the Stars Kelsey Oseid is a richly illustrated guide to the myths, histories, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, comets, the northern lights, and more.
Combining art, mythology, and science, What We See in the Stars is a tour of the night sky through more than a hundred magical pieces of original art, all accompanied by text that weaves related legends and lore with scientific facts.
This beautifully packaged book covers the night sky's most brilliant features such as constellations, the moon, the bright stars, and the visible planets, as well as less familiar celestial phenomena like the outer planets, nebulae, and deep space. Adults seeking to recapture the magic of youthful stargazing, younger readers interested in learning about natural history and outer space, and those who appreciate beautiful, hand-painted art will all delight in this charming book.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 210 x 210 x 18 mm
The prettiest book I have seen in a very long time -- Colin Stuart, author of * Why Space Matters to Me *
Beautifully illustrated, its inky pages take you on a journey to swim alongside the stars and celestial bodies throughout our galaxy. Kelsey Oseid makes you aware of your own unique place in spacetime and artfully shows why you should keep looking up. -- Ariel Waldman, author of * What's It Like in Space? *
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