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The Usborne first encyclopedia of space

Author: Paul Dowswell; Gary Bines; David Hancock
Publisher: [United States?] : [Penworthy], 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simple text, amazing photographs and detailed illustrations introduce young readers to the wonders of the Universe.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Juvenile works
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell; Gary Bines; David Hancock
ISBN: 0794500358 9780794500351
OCLC Number: 50288197
Notes: Originally published: London : Usborne, 2001.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Amazing space --
Moving sky --
Telescopes --
Radio telescopes --
Trips into space --
Astronaut training --
Walk in space --
Living in space --
Dangers and disasters --
Satellites and space probes --
Into the future --
Is anyone out there? --
What's in our solar system? --
Moon --
Sun ---
Mercury and Venus --
Mars --
Jupiter and Saturn --
Uranus and Neptune --
Pluto and beyond --
Bits and pieces --
Universe --
Distant suns --
Star's life --
Galaxies --
Weird and wonderful --
Looking at the night sky --
Binoculars and telescopes --
Space words --
Index --
Web sites.
Other Titles: First encyclopedia of space
Space
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell ; designed by Keith Newell & Helen Wood ; illustrated by Gary Bines & David Hancock.

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