Hot and Bright: A Book about the Sun

Hot and Bright: A Book about the Sun

by Dana Meachen Rau, Denise Shea
     
 

Describes features of the sun, and why it is so important to life on Earth. Includes activity.

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Describes features of the sun, and why it is so important to life on Earth. Includes activity.

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Children's Literature
Learn facts about the sun and solar system with this easy to read nonfiction text. Each page presents young readers with an easy-to-follow format of question and answers. Questions ask young readers, "Where is the sun when you wake up? Where is the sun at noon?" The answers are given in the along with an opposing page of fun facts such as the earth makes one trip around the sun every three-hundred-sixty-five days. Colorful illustrations help bring the text to life and will engage early readers. The book's final pages include a fun activity with shadows and sidewalk chalk. The final pages also include a brief glossary, sunny facts, and a way to learn more both on the web and at the library. This nonfiction text, part of the "Amazing Science: Exploring the Sky Series," is an outstanding choice for pre-school or early- elementary classrooms or libraries. 2006, Picture Window Books, Ages 4 to 6.
—Mindy Hardwick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781404811355
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Amazing Science: Exploring the Sky Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 9 Years

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