Our Solar System (revised edition)
Born almost 5 billion years ago at the edge of the Milky Way galaxy, our Solar System is a place filled with mystery and wonder. In the last fifty years, we have learned more than ever about the farthest reaches of our world. With dramatic full-color photographs and spacecraft images, Our Solar System takes young readers on a fascinating tour of the sun, the eight planets, and their moons, plus asteroids, comets, and meteoroids. Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution on this new, updated edition of his much admired book about the vast and mystifying part of the universe that we live in.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
This is an updated version which explains the Pluto issue. It's the copy my library has. I thought the photos were gorgeous, but the text rather dry - hard going as a leisure read, but an excellent ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbushnell3 - LibraryThing
This book is suggested for grades k-4. I feel the more appropriate age range would be 2-4. The information within the text is to long for younger students and not simple for them to understand. While ... Read full review