The Moon Seems To Change (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Moon Seems To Change (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Franklyn M. Branley, Barbara Emberley, Edward R. Emberley, F. Branley
     
 

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Because the moon revolves around Earth, it seems to grow and shrink. Children can read about the phenomena of the moon's phases and with an experiment using an orange, a pencil, and a flashlight, they can see why the moon looks different at different times of the month. 'A welcome addition to science collections for young children.' —SLJ.

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Because the moon revolves around Earth, it seems to grow and shrink. Children can read about the phenomena of the moon's phases and with an experiment using an orange, a pencil, and a flashlight, they can see why the moon looks different at different times of the month. 'A welcome addition to science collections for young children.' —SLJ.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Mary Quattlebaum
A pragmatic child may be interested in a book that takes a realistic look at the moon. Branley provides easy-to-grasp explanations of such phenomenon as waxing and waning, and the pictures by husband-and-wife team Ed and Barbara Emberley reinforce the concepts in a whimsical fashion that in no way detracts from the scientific nature of the book. Part of the "Let's-Read-and-Find-Out" series.
School Library Journal - School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2 This revision of the 1960 edition more fully explains the phases of the moonor the changes that seem to happen as it goes around the earththan the earlier version. Branley explains the waxing and waning of the moon and compares the length of a day on earth and on the moon. Each page has colorful explanatory illustrations. Simon's The Moon (Four Winds, 1984) is more detailed and has exceptional photographs, but Branley's brief-easy-to-read text and the Emberleys' diagrams make this book a welcome addition to science collections for young children or the picture book section. Alice R. Arnett, Greenwood Elementary School, Louisville, Ky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780808595205
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
07/28/1987
Series:
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Level 2
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
29
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Moon Seems to Change 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book is a great resource for understanding the phases of the moon See below for information on a more poetic approach to stimulate interest in these changes.