Eye Wonder: Space

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Penguin, Jun 27, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages

Travel from Earth to the ends of the known universe. Eye Wonder: Stars and Planets is a colorful first guide to astronomy packed with facts about space exploration, the solar system, planets, stars, galaxies, and much more.

A wealth of facts, combined with dramatic photography, ensures that Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. Eye Wonder is a groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five and up, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series provides an excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.

Open your eyes to a world of discovery.

 

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Contents

45 Staring into space
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67 Our place in space
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89 A closer look
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1011 Journey to the Moon
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1213 Earths moon
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1415 The Sun
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1617 Family of the Sun
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1819 Mercury and friends
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2829 Planet of the rings
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3031 Distant twins
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3233 Pluto and the comets
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3435 Secrets of the stars
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3637 The Milky Way
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3839 About the universe
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4041 Liftoff
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4243 Life in space
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2021 Sister Venus
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2223 The Red Planet
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2425 A rocky racetrack
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2627 King of the planets
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4445 Our future in space
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4647 Space glossary
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48 Index and acknowledgments
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