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The solar system

£12.99

This guide to the solar system launches 7 to 9 year olds on a breathtaking journey into space through illustrations, photographs, and fascinating information. An introduction for young readers who want to learn about our local star – the Sun – and the planets that orbit it. Starting with the birth of the Sun and the solar system, readers continue on a journey through space. They discover the smallest planet, rocky Mercury, which is closest to the Sun, and Venus, the hottest planet. There is also Mars, with its polar ice caps and volcanoes, and Jupiter, with its swirling storm clouds. Then readers venture further into space to explore the icy giants of outer space.

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Discover our expansive solar system in this breathtaking journey into space.

This charming book is the perfect introduction for young readers who want to learn about our local star – the Sun – and the planets that orbit it. The Solar System covers space in thrilling detail and is the perfect book for space lovers everywhere. Packed with mind-blowing facts, this incredible book of the solar system is perfect for space lovers everywhere.

This fascinating guide introduces 7-9 year-olds to the birth of the Sun and the solar system, then continues on a journey through space. They discover the smallest planet, rocky Mercury, which is closest to the Sun, and Venus, the hottest planet. There is also Mars, with its polar ice caps and volcanoes, and Jupiter, with its swirling storm clouds. Then readers venture further into space to explore the icy giants of outer space.

This wonderful space book for kids offers:

– In-depth information, backed up by space photography, probe images, illustrations, and fun diagrams.
Striking illustrations, making this title a perfect gift, as well as a solid reference book.
Easy-to-digest sections, each filled with incredible facts and visuals.
STEM learning, with key topics for 7-9 year-olds: labelled images of each of the planets, clear step-by-step visuals to show the birth of our solar system, accessible facts about space missions

Boasting beautiful illustrations by artist Dawn Cooper, combined with up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA, info panels, timelines, and diagrams, that help demystify and explain the spectacles of space, this is the ideal book for budding astronaughts.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

So why stop there?

If you like The Solar System, then why not complete the collection? Take a trip into space and discover the mysteries of Earth’s closest neighbour with The Moon.

Read a sample here

Additional information

Weight 0.703 kg
Dimensions 28.7 × 23.6 × 1.3 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

80

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

523.2 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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