More than 20 fun and engaging hands-on activities for young readers excited about astronauts, outer space, rockets, space exploration, and astronomy.
A collection of simple hands-on activities for young readers. Activities range from building a simple model to illustrate the vast scope of our solar system to a demonstration of the speed of light. These activities are designed to engage both the readers' hands and minds, which helps them better understand and retain the knowledge gained from the activities.
Part of the Little Leonardo series.
Bart King taught middle school for many years. He's written 28 books, including The Big Book of Girl Stuff, The Big Book of Boy Stuff, The Big Book of Superheroes, The Big Book of Gross Stuff, and Bart's King-Sized Book of Fun. Bart's Gibbs Smith titles have sold more than 830k copies combined. He resides in Portland, Oregon.
Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. He has illustrated several Curious George books, as well as previous books in the Little Leonardo series, the BabyLit alphabet book series, and The Big Book of Superheroes for Gibbs Smith. His Gibbs Smith titles have sold over 130,000 copies. Greg resides in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Asteroids Planets Astronauts
In this charming debut picture book, a grumpy asteroid named Astro is thrown out of orbit and takes an unexpected journey through space
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.
Discover all there is to know about the machines used in space by building them with this interactive guide
Space Machines includes everything you will need and full, step-by-step instructions to build nine different space machines with working parts.
With a pegboard and 40 sturdy, colorful machine pieces, plus plastic nuts and bolts, this is the perfect, hands-on introduction to budding engineers and sci-fi fans everywhere.
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.
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