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The jumbo book of space

Author: Cynthia Pratt Nicolson; Paulette Bourgeois; Bill Slavin
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©2007.
Series: Kids Can Press jumbo book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Answers children's questions about the secrets of the universe, including the history of stargazing, the science behind today's space facts, and the latest discoveries, and includes space-related projects for kids to make.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Pratt Nicolson; Paulette Bourgeois; Bill Slavin
ISBN: 9781554530205 1554530202
OCLC Number: 68815664
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Earth: Our home in space --
Earth, the sky traveler --
Searching from Earth --
Blasting into space --
Our nearest neighbor: The Moon --
Closer look at the Moon --
Moon watching --
On the Moon --
Our own star: The Sun --
Sun's light --
Using the Sun's energy --
Solar system: Planets --
Solar system: Comets, asteroids and meteorites --
Diamonds in the sky: The stars --
Seeing stars --
Lives of the stars --
Cities of stars: Galaxies and beyond --
Discovering the universe --
Answers --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Kids Can Press jumbo book series.
Responsibility: written by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson and Paulette Bourgeois ; illustrated by Bill Slavin.

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