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Overview

Look up in the sky! There's a flying horse, a queen, and even a dragon! The night sky is a treasure trove of stories filled with heroes, wild animals, and adventure. It's just a matter of knowing where to look. Fifteen constellations are portrayed in this fun guide to astronomy, from easily recognizable Ursa Major, the big bear, to the distinct stars of Orion, the famous hunter. Each constellation features a pronunciation guide, a myth to explain the constellation, and sure-fire instructions on how to find each group of stars. This ultimate guide to stargazing is the perfect bedtime book — just don't expect to get much sleep!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552851821
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Dot to Dot in the Sky Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 804,191
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

About the Author

Joan Marie Galat was born in Washington, D.C. and lived in Virginia, Alaska and Maryland before her family settled in Edmonton, Alberta, when she was eight. She was inspired to write her first book, Dot to Dot in the Sky: Stories in the Stars, when she wasn't able to find a book for her children that combined storytelling and astronomy. Joan has a diploma in Biological Sciences and Ecology from the Northern Alberta Institute. She lives near Edmonton with her three children.

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