This is a fun flap book packed with information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a colour illustration, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene.
PUBLICATION SEPTEMBER 2012
Winner of Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2013.
'Sumptuously illustrated, fact-filled, flap-filled and fantastic' - Read It Daddy; 'A fantastically interactive book for younger children. Full of flaps to lift (and flaps under flaps) that reveal amazing facts about space!' - Royal Society Young People's Book Prize judges; 'Another winning Usborne flap book' - Kul Collective blog; 'Packed with fascinating information... an excellent springboard for further discovery' - Parents in Touch; 'Definitely worth a read and recommended for all potential space explorers' - Norfolk Library Schools Service; 'Younger readers will absolutely love it' - Popular Science; 'Young readers intrigued by space will be captivated by this engaging tour of the universe' - Science Magazine; 'Breaks down information into easily digestible chunks while also adding an element of fun' - Progressive Playschool; 'An enticing introduction to space without becoming overwhelming... ideal for younger astronomers-to-be' - Playing by the Book