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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

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Overview

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and ...

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Overview

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into universe.

Chapters include:
 • Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun. 
 • Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar system. 
 • Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts. 
 • Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black holes. 
 • The last chapter delves into space exploration: humans on the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Really interesting and encourages great conversation between you and your child. A fun book for any family to explore." —The Children's Nook Blog

“Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies and more, this charming book is perfect for reading aloud or for beginning readers to enjoy themselves.” —Today's Zaman
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426310140
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Series: First Big Books Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 16,635
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine D. Hughes is the author of National Geographic Little Kids First Big  Book of AnimalsNational Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs, and is the science editor for the award-winning National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Little Kids magazines. She has a master's degree in early childhood education.

Award-winning author DAVID A. AGUILAR is widely recognized for his ability to communicate the wonderment of science to enthusiasts of all ages. David's artwork has been featured on the History Channel's series "The Universe", Time  magazine, CNN, USA Today, National Geographic, Astronomy, and more. His other books include Planets, Stars & Galaxies and 13 Planets.

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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted April 19, 2013

    Re: Another Great Book from NG

    We love the "My First" series of National Geographic. This book is informative, with beautiful photography and illustrations. My four-year-old daughter loves it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Great as first book about space

    It is full of nice details and your children will love it. Furthermore you can also learn something you did not know. It is really worth to buy it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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