Tag Archives: Astronomy & Space

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

Stink: Solar System Superhero (Book #5)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Megan McDonald Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Save the planet . . . Pluto! Stink Moody, wise-cracking champion of everything small, is on a new mission: to reinstate his favorite celestial orb. Look! Up in the sky! Is it a falling leaf ? A speck of dust? A speeding mosquito? No, it’s […]

First Space Encyclopedia (DK First Reference)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description The latest title in DK’s First Reference series introduces the universe, visiting all the planets of our solar system and their moons, as well as our Sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies. Up to date with the latest astronomical […]

On the Day You Were Born

Rating: (74 reviews) Author: Debra Frasier Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Amazon.com Inspired by Debra Frasier’s enormously popular On the Day You Were Born, this charming photo journal invites families to celebrate the arrival of their loved one into the natural world. A star-spangled blue sky, crossed by a swath of sunshine yellow with gold birds, […]

There’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat’s Lrning Libry)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Tish Rabe Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com The perfect first space book for those almost-readers, There’s No Place Like Space takes us on a whirlwind tour of our solar system, with a few constellations thrown in for good measure. Cat in the Hat (along with beloved Thing One […]

Roaring Rockets (Amazing Machines)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Tony Mitton Publisher: Kingfisher Book Description Rockets have power. They rise and roar. This rocket’s waiting, ready to soar. Rockets carry astronauts with cool, white suits oxygen helmets and gravity boots. Blast off with more out-of-this-world couplets! This time it is machines that fly. In bright and bold illustrations that are […]

Thomas’s Christmas Delivery (A Sparkle Storybook)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: W. Rev Awdry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description It is Christmas eve, and Thomas wishes he was safe and warm in his shed with the other engines. But Thomas is a Really Useful Engine and has several important deliveries to make. Will he get home in time […]

What Makes Day and Night (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description `Accompanied by NASA photographs and Dorros’s colorful, lively drawings, the text explains the Earth’s rotation in clear and simple terms. An experiment using a lamp as the `sun’ further clarifies the principles introduced.’ —BL.

The Moon Seems to Change (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Franklyn M. Branley Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Because the moon revolves around Earth, it seems to grow and shrink. Children can read about the phenomena of the moon’s phases and with an experiment using an orange, a pencil, and a flashlight, they can see why the moon looks different at different […]

A Child’s Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations–and How You Can Find Them in the Sky

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Michael Driscoll Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Book Description Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how […]

The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be closed, but Ms. Frizzle saves the day. The Magic School Bus turns into a spaceship and takes the class on a trip zooming through the atmosphere, to the Moon, and […]

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.