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Destination: Space

Destination: Space

Current price: $19.99
Publication Date: September 9th, 2016
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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.

About the Author

Dr Christoph Englert is a lecturer in physics at the University of Glasgow. He was born in 1981 in south Germany, and after studying Physics at the University of Karlsruhe and ETH Zurich between 2002 and 2007, he received a doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Karlsruhe University. Dr Englert's research focuses on the physics of elementary particles and their interactions. This is his first book for children.

Tom Clohosy Cole is a London-based freelance illustrator, designer & animator. He is the illustrator of All Aboard the Discovery Express, Destination: Planet Earth and Destination: Space, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017. 

Praise for Destination: Space

"Did you know that the latest class of NASA astronaut trainees is half female? Celebrate the science girl (or boy) on your list with 'Destination: Space' by Christoph Englert and Tom Clohosy Cole. This oversized treasure uses cartoony illustrations in dramatic colors to explain astronomical phenomena."--The Baltimore Sun - The Baltimore Sun

"This is a rare nonfiction title that functions well as both a cover-to-cover read and one for more casual browsing. This is a must for any elementary school library, particularly those hoping to boost STEM-related content in their collection." - Alexandra Quay, School Library Connection