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Space Science

The study of celestial objects such as stars, galaxies, planets, moons, asteroids, comets and nebulae


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 Astronomy

Series:I Wonder Why

This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect ... read more

I Wonder Why Stars Twinkle
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Series:Young Reed

Is there life beyond Earth? How do we find out? Have we already found it? Life beyond Earth could soon be discovered. Everyday, we are searching for signals from deep space. Spacecraft are peering down on oceans on distant worlds and probing Mars for deep underground caver... read more

Is There Life Beyond Earth?
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Series:Popcorn: In Space
Reading Level:5 to 7 years

Read about how the Moon shines and why we have night and day. Find out about the surface of the Moon. Discover what the far side of the Moon is. Learn about the astronauts who have visited the Moon.

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2012

Moon (Popcorn: In Space)
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 Astronomy

Reading Level:From 7 to 99

In this first of a trilogy, the Universe tells its own life story of chaos and creativity, science and struggle. Time after time the Universe nearly perishes then bravely triumphs and turns itself in to new and even more spectacular forms. Eventually it turns stardust in to you. Th... read more

Born with a Bang
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 Astronomy

Series:Astronaut Travel Guides

Presents facts about stars and galaxies, and describes what it would be like to visit them.

Stars and Galaxies (Astronaut Travel Guides)
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 Astronomy

Reading Level:Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7

This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children.

PUBLICATION APRIL 2017

The Story of Space
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Imagine if The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy were a real, practical book about the mysteries of the universe...The Universe In Your Hand takes us on a wonder-filled journey to the surface of our dying Sun, shrinks us to the size of... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2016

Nophoto
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 Astronomy

Space is mind-boggling. Time is measured in billions of years, and distances in trillions of kilometres. Space Record Breakers takes all this wonder and packages it in digestible, factual form, focusing half on the natural wonders of space and half on the history (and future) of humankind's exploratio... read more

PUBLICATION DECEMBER 2014

Space Record Breakers
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 Astronomy

Series:The Magic School Bus

On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system.

Lost in the Solar System (The Magic School Bus #4)
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 Astronomy

Series:Usborne Beginners

How do astronauts travel into space? Where do they live when they get there? What do they do all day? In this book you'll find the answers and lots more amazing facts about living in space.

Living in Space (Usborne Beginners)
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 Astronomy

Series:Astronaut Travel Guides

How does the Earth compare to the other planets in the solar system? This book explores the science and history of our home, showing how it is different from the other planets - and perfect for life.

Earth (Astronaut Travel Guides)
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 Astronomy

Series:Earth, Space, and Beyond

Tells us what the solar system is made of, why planets look so different, and at bodies such as comets, asteroids, and dwarf planets.

What Do We Know About the Solar System? (Earth, Space and Beyond)
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