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Destination: Space
Destination
Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847808409

Hop on board the space shuttle and get ready for the ride of your life as you explore deep space with your five fellow space cadets. This journey of discovery takes you through our local solar system and beyond, to galaxies far and wide. With every encounter, learn more about the science behind the stars, planets, meteors and comets in our sky, and the history of our universe.

There Was a Black Hole That Swallowed the Universe
There Was a Black Hole That Swallowed the Universe
Hardcover      ISBN: 149268077x

Spark creative conversations about celestial beings with this clever parody from the #1 science author for kids

PLUS, use a black light to reveal secret, invisible text and artwork that reverses the story from nothing to the scientific creation of everything

Using the familiar rhythm of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly," follow along as the black hole swallows up the universe and everything that exists in it, from the biggest to the smallest pieces of matter. The silly, vibrant artwork is sure to make stargazers of all ages smile.

There was a black hole that swallowed the universe.
I don't know why it swallowed the universe--oh well, it couldn't get worse.
There was a black hole that swallowed a galaxy.
It left quite a cavity after swallowing that galaxy.
It swallowed the galaxies that filled universe.
I don't know why it swallowed the universe--oh well, it couldn't get worse.

Alien Worlds: Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Alien Worlds
Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1426311109

Are we alone? Or could life on alien worlds really exist? David A. Aguilar, space artist extraordinaire, shows readers what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, using real science and stunning otherworldly illustration.

Just as Earth creatures have adapted to use the air, water, gravity, and other elements of Earth, creatures on planets orbiting distant stars would adapt to their environments. In Alien Worlds, David A. Aguilar explores seven types of alien-friendly worlds and the fun ways the creatures would adapt to the conditions. Accompanied by beautiful photo-realistic artwork, this book will open any kid's eyes to the likelihood that we are not alone.
50 Things You Should Know About Space
50 Things You Should Know About Space
Paperback      ISBN: 1609929624

What exactly goes on at the International Space Station and why does the Earth spin? Just how big is our galaxy and how did the Moon form? From constellations to space shuttles, Space is as endlessly fascinating as the universe itself. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about space missions, colliding galaxies, light years, solar eclipses, the surface of the Sun and much, much more in this exciting title.

Packed with facts and figures, you'll also find out about astronomers, astronauts and scientists and how their incredible jobs have enabled us to learn so much about our Universe.

Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Paperback      ISBN: 190926346x

Looking at the stars, do you dream of new worlds beyond our own? Would you like to explore distant planets, fly a rocket or try some chocolate quantum physics? Good news, Professor Astro Cat is here to help Packed with amazing experiments, thrilling facts and create-your-own adventures, his Astronaut Space Camp offers a universe of excitement, and is bursting with ideas for a future at the frontiers of space

Exploring Space Robots
Exploring Space Robots
Paperback      ISBN: 0761378804

How can robots help us explore space? A probe called New Horizons is zooming through the outer solar system. It's headed to Pluto. It and other space robots can go where people cannot survive. In this book, you'll learn how robots can work as our eyes, ears, and hands in space. As part of the Searchlight Books(TM) collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What's Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers

Moon! Earth's Best Friend
Moon! Earth's Best Friend
School & Library      ISBN: 1250199344

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon--told from the perspective of the moon itself.

Meet Moon She's more than just a rock--she's Earth's rock, her best friend she can always count on. Moon never turns her back on her friend (literally: she's always facing Earth with the same side ). These two will stick together forever. With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice of Moon in this next celestial "autobiography" in the Our Universe series. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by Stevie Lewis, this is an equally charming and irresistible companion to Earth My First 4.54 Billion Years and Sun One in a Billion.

First Space Encyclopedia: A Reference Guide to Our Galaxy and Beyond
First Space Encyclopedia
A Reference Guide to Our Galaxy and Beyond
by DK
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465443436

Reach for the stars in the updated First Space Encyclopedia

Explore the planets and discover amazing facts about nearby galaxies. A delightful first reference book about space for young astronomers, First Space Encyclopedia takes readers on a journey through the universe, from the beginning of space itself to current space technology.

Find out what it takes to be an astronaut, what it is like to live in space, and what they take with them in their suitcases Children can test their knowledge with quizzes, try out at-home space activities, learn how to find constellations in the night sky, and see the phases of the moon.

Packed full of engaging photography and easy-to-follow text, First Space Encyclopedia brings space down to Earth for curious young readers.

Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid
101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Paperback      ISBN: 0471535737

Why do planets spin? How hot is the Sun? What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth? What are Saturn's rings made of? What's a black hole in space? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about basic astronomy. In Astronomy for Every Kid you'll learn about the constellations using a shoe box planetarium. You'll chart the movement of the stars with nothing but a string, a marker, and a nail. And you'll use a toy magnet to simulate the Earth's protective force field. Each of the 101 experiments is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home. Also available in this series from Janice VanCleave:
Biology for Every Kid
Chemistry for Every Kid
Dinosaurs for Every Kid
Earth Science for Every Kid
Geography for Every Kid
Geometry for Every Kid
The Human Body for Every Kid
Math for Every Kid
Physics for Every Kid

Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space
Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1909263079

Professor Astro Cat is the smartest cat in the alley. He's got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun

Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too, and Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space will tell you everything that there could be to know about our star, our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and our universe. The professor's made sure of that; he's a fastidious little feline

Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space also explores topics such as gravity, extraterrestrial life, time, and many other fascinating subjects that will take you and your children on a journey to the very frontiers of space