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The kids book of the night sky

Author: Ann Love; Heather Collins; Jane Drake
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Kids Book of the Night Sky, you'll discover all the secrets the night sky holds. Play a game of "Night Sky I Spy," keep an astronomer's log, read night sky myths and legends from different cultures around the world, and learn about the zodiac, the northern lights, eclipses and more. Then, as the sun goes down and the sky gets dark, you'll be ready for an all-star show!
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Love; Heather Collins; Jane Drake
ISBN: 155337357X 9781553373575 1553371283 9781553371281 9781442060357 1442060352
OCLC Number: 52837834
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Countdown to nighttime: City lights, country nights --
Sun is a star --
Fantastic sunsets --
Make a planisphere --
Equipped for the dark --
Chariot of fire: Action thriller --
Our moon: Our moon: Official biography --
Ever-changing moon --
Sun's disappearing act --
Lunar eclipse --
Moon in the bog --
Chang'o chooses: Romance --
Nightly attractions: Stars: Starlight, star bright --
Star is born --
Count your lucky stars --
Make a sighting tube --
Dates and stars --
Northern carousel --
Make a star clock --
Zodiac --
Making of the stars --
Seasonal attractions: Spring sky: What to look for in the spring sky --
Spring equinox --
Star games --
Spring zodiac stories --
Big dipper stories --
Hercules vs. Hydra --
Star bear: Hunting adventure --
Seasonal attractions: Summer sky: What to look for in the summer sky --
Celebrating meteors --
Milky Way --
Milky Way stories --
Summer zodiac stories --
Weaver princess and the herdsman: Romance --
Seasonal attractions: Autumn sky: What to look for in the autumn sky --
Make a night sky dome --
Celestial scavenger hunt --
Northern Lights --
Autumn zodiac stories --
Little Dipper stories --
Adventures of Perseus: Action thriller --
Seasonal attractions: Winter sky: What to look for in the winter sky --
Indoor constellations --
Cosmic milk and cookies --
Heavenly word games --
Winter zodiac stories --
Story of Osiris and Isis? Murder thriller --
Seven hungry dancers: Mystery --
Regular guest appearances: Planets: Planet watch --
More planets to watch --
Make a planet plotter --
Identifiable flying objects --
Morning star and feather woman: Romance --
Hero twins: Action thriller --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ann Love & Jane Drake ; illustrated by Heather Collins.

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Part of the Family Fun series, tis title helps boys and girls discover all the secrets the night sky holds. It lets them play games like "Night Sky I Spy," keep an astronomer's log and read about  Read more...

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This book will hit the mark with those looking for an enjoyable approach to stargazing that presents scientific fundamentals along with historical and cultural aspects.--Quill & Quire Using a lively Read more...

 
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