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Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei

Author: Peter Sís
Publisher: [New York] : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Sunburst edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sís
ISBN: 0374470278 9780374470272
OCLC Number: 44639336
Notes: "A Sunburst book."
Artist techniques used: Delicate combination of fine line, detailed pen and ink drawings with gentle watercolor.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: created and illustrated by Peter Sís.

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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe.

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