The Planetsby Cynthia Pratt Nicolson, Bill Slavin (Illustrator)
Discover how the solar system began, whether life ever existed on Mars and how to find
Did you know that Earth and Venus are almost the same size? Or that four of the nine planets in our solar system have rings? If you'd like to find out more about the planets, or try some experiments and read true science stories and legends, then The Planets is the book for you.
Discover how the solar system began, whether life ever existed on Mars and how to find some planets in the night sky. Read how, long ago, the movements of the planets were thought to affect life on Earth, then set up the planets on the sidewalk in front of your house. You can even make a solar system out of planets you can eat.
Meet the Author
Bill Slavin is an award-winning children's book illustrator with over 50 books to his credit. His works include Stanley?s Party and The Bear on the Bed. He lives in Millbrook, Ontario.
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