Stars and Constellations

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This book explores the Sun as our nearest star, different types of stars and constellations. It covers what stars are, where they come from, what makes them shine, what people thought of them in the past, and how we study stars today. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing stars. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding.

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Overview

This book explores the Sun as our nearest star, different types of stars and constellations. It covers what stars are, where they come from, what makes them shine, what people thought of them in the past, and how we study stars today. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing stars. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
11/01/2013
Gr 2–4—Hunter will turn plenty of readers into enthusiastic sky watchers with these introductions to some of the heavens' more easily observed phenomena. Leaving the brightly colored sky and space photos and /or illustrations on every page to supply the drama-which they do, in abundance-he offers particularly clear, matter-of-fact descriptions of what stars and comets are made of, what causes both solar and lunar eclipses and auroras, and, in brief, what our ancestors thought of these wonders. Each volume closes with a doable, relevant enrichment activity and a modest handful of leads to further information.
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Meet the Author

Nick Hunter has written more than 30 books for young people. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Nick enjoys all aspects of pop culture, particularly music from the 1950s to the present day. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in educational publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.
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