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Visual Encyclopedia of Space


No. of pages 400

Great for age 9-13 years
The Visual Encyclopedia of Space is the essential reference guide to space science and astronomy, with fantastic double-page spreads that go into each topic in depth. Find out how stars are born and how to measure their distance apart. Discover which is the biggest planet, and view all the latest information and stunning images from robot probes and the Hubble telescope. A comprehensive constellation and sky-guide reference section compliments the stars chapter to provide a hands-on stargazing guide, whilst a detailed timeline provides the reader with an accurate summary of the most important events in the frontiers of space. Databases, annotated photography, digital images and artworks all combine to provide an authoritative and captivating reference book.


There are 400 pages in this book. This is a reference book. This book was published 2006 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd .

Robin Kerrod was an experienced author of children's information books and a winner of the COPUS science book prize. Jan Mark was one of this country's finest writers for young people. She was twice awarded the Carnegie Medal and also won the Guardian, Observer and Angel fiction awards. Her many titles include Taking the Cat's Way Home (9781844281282), Lady Long Legs (9781406306217), The Snow Maze (9781844289684) and The Museum Book (9781844287499). David Hughes is an artist whose work combines illustration, graphic design, photography and animation. His darkly humorous, satirical drawings, often dealing with issues of war, politics and social crisis, have appreared in Punch, The Observer and The New Yorker, and have been exhibited internationally. He has also received great acclaim for his children's picture books including the Walker title Bully (9780744536249) which was shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize in 1993.

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