Star Finder!: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Night Sky by DK

Star Finder!: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Night Sky

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A novel approach to stargazing, this stunning space book features step-by-step guides to identifying the key constellations across the northern hemisphere.

What do you see when you look up into the sky? Have you ever wondered what the stars mean? Or how they are connected? Or what each constellation is called? If so, then this may be the book for you! Little stargazers will enjoy paging through this awe-inspiring astronomy book and learning all about the constellations, their forms, shapes, and stories. This stunning space book for kids explores different groups of stars specific to the Northern Hemisphere, with step-by-step guides to identifying key constellations, star-spotting, and planet spotting!

Sprinkled with stardust on every page, budding stargazers aged 9 and over can explore:

- A glow-in-the-dark night-sky viewer included with the book
- How to follow pathfinder stars to locate constellations
- Crystal clear diagrams and illustrations
- Easy-to-read maps
- Fact panels that explain constellations and space science
- The final spread of each chapter shows all the stars in the sky with constellations unmarked so that readers can practice star-hopping
- Profile's of galaxies and nebulae in the night sky

Star Finder! is packed with high-quality imagery, maps of constellations, and tips to spot stars and patterns, to keep the kids enthralled, engaged and inspired. Discover striking pictures of the night sky in this amazing astronomy book for children. The innovative step-by-step approach to learning the key features of the night sky and compelling, easy-to-understand graphic style makes for the beginning of a keen interest in astronomy. This compelling guide on constellations for kids also covers planets, spotting nebulas, the milky way, shooting stars and more.

A must-have volume for budding astronomers aged 9+, the informative and accessible guides featured throughout provide crystal clear instructions on recognising the constellations one by one, as well as pronunciation aids to some of the complex constellation names, and also featuring practice star maps for each season, so curious kids will find it easier than ever to navigate the night sky!

Author: DK
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Published: 10/10/2017
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.35lbs
Size: 11.10h x 8.75w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781465464750
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 12/01/2017 pg. 50