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Part Number: 9781787080164
Signed copy of Discover our Solar System by Colin Stuart
Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide. Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible. Gaze at the beauty of our planets, Sun and Moon and learn fascinating facts about them, discover dwarf planets, comets and asteroids, find out how our solar system came into existence, and study the history and future of space exploration. With insightful, bite-sized facts to devour and fabulous illustrations to marvel at, budding astronomers will be inspired and instilled with a sense of wonder at the diversity of our incredible solar system.
Hardback, 48 pages, 24.8 x 24.8 x 1.1cm.
Colin Stuart is an astronomy speaker and author who has talked to over a third of a million people about the universe, ranging from schools and the public to conferences and businesses. His twelve books have sold more than 150,000 copies worldwide and been translated into 17 languages. He has also written over 150 popular science articles for publications including The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus and the European Space Agency.
In recognition of his efforts to popularise astronomy, the asteroid (15347) Colinstuart is named after him.
In 2014 he was awarded runner-up in the European Astronomy Journalism Prize and he is also a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has talked about the wonders of the universe on Sky News, BBC News and Radio 5Live and been quoted in national newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Observer.
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