Brightest in the Sky: The Planet Venus

Brightest in the Sky: The Planet Venus

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Overview

Not only is Venus the hottest planet in the solar system, it's also one of the brightest, most enchanting objects in the sky. Explore Earth's closest neighbor in this book about Venus.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404839670
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Amazing Science: Planets Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

Nancy Loewen writes fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Recent awards include: 2012 Minnesota Book Awards finalist (The LAST Day of Kindergarten); 2011 Bank Street's Best Children's Books of the Year (Share a Scare: Writing Your Own Scary Story); 2011 Book of Note, Tri-State Young Adult Review Committee (Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly Similes); and 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers (Writer's Toolbox Series). She's also received awards from The American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Independent Book Publishers Association, and the Society of School Librarians International. Nancy holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamline University, St. Paul. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two teenage children.

Jeff Yesh is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer whose award-winning work has been featured in multiple children's books. As a freelance artist, he splits his time illustrating both fiction and non-fiction works enjoyed by all ages, in addition to designing material for a wide variety of clients in the advertising and sports industries. Born and raised in Indiana, Jeff graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Based in Carmel, Indiana, Jeff enjoys being active outdoors and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Table of Contents

Star light, star bright — Earth's twin? — Hot, hot, hot! — It's a trap — Beneath the atmosphere — Crash landings — A long, backward day — Lying low — Crossing the sun.

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