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Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

Current price: $12.99
Publication Date: October 25th, 2016
Publisher:
National Geographic Kids
ISBN:
9781426325465
Pages:
160
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Description

This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-dwelling phenomena in the night sky at any time of year. With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyard or field trips, camping or vacation. Durable and portable, it's just right for your pocket or backpack!

About the Author

Howard Schneider is a veteran journalist who has written extensively on science. He is the author of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky (National Geographic Books 2009, 2013).

Praise for Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

"Schneider (Backyard Guide to the Night Sky) returns to familiar stomping grounds with this meticulous, logical, and visually compelling guide to the night sky... VERDICT Packaged in a fun, vibrant, and engaging manner, this title is highly recommended for middle school and public libraries with a large astronomy following." -- School Library Journal

"Young readers become stargazers in this compact, fact-filled, visually appealing guide in the Ultimate Explorer Field Guide series." -- Booklist

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