A Huge Thank You to Sourcebooks Kids for gifting us this wonderful stack of Space themed books, in honor of The 50th Anniversary of NASA and the Moon Landing. July 20th 2019 is a very important day to celebrate!
ABC’S OF SPACE, BY CHRIS FERRIE AND JULIA KREGENOW-
This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest astronomers!
The ABCs of Space is a colorfully simple introduction for babies―and grownups―to a new astronomical concept for every letter of the alphabet. Written by an expert, each page in this cosmic primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little astronomer.
8 LITTLE PLANETS, BY CHRIS FERRIE AND LIZZY DOYLE-
An Amazon Best Book of 2018!
A delightfully fun, fact-filled planetary tale from the creator of the Baby University series!
Travel around the solar system and celebrate what makes each planet unique! From Neptune to Mercury and all the planets in between, each one is different and each one is happy to be what they are.
Old slow Neptune looks a bit behind.
Orbiting the Sun takes an awful long time.
But the 8th little planet doesn’t need to worry.
It spins on its axis in a really big hurry!
Vibrant, joyful art, playful verse, and a fun die-cut shape are sure to have astronomers of all ages celebrating their own uniqueness while they party with the planets.
TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR, I KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE, BY JULIA KREGENOW
Do you know why stars twinkle? It’s time to find out!
Written to the classic melody of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” by an expert in astrophysics, this book is the perfect introduction to the real science behind the magic of stars. Discover how stars are created, what they’re made of, and even what makes them look like they’re twinkling.
Stars are not only great for wishing upon, but they are also spectacular examples of scientific magic. From atmospheric turbulence to fusing atoms, these delightful (more accurate!) lyrics will become your new favorite version of this classic tune. Instead of wondering what stars are, you will know for sure!
MOONS FIRST FRIENDS, BY LEONARD HILL
From high up in the sky, the Moon has spent her whole life watching Earth and hoping for someone to visit. Dinosaurs roam, pyramids are built, and boats are made, but still no one comes. Will friends ever come visit her?
Commemorate the extraordinary Apollo 11 spaceflight mission with this heartwarming story of the Moon who just wants a friend.