A captivating, comprehensive, and accessible look at the Moon, illustrated with spectacular full-color photographs.
Since the dawn of human existence, people have gazed up at the night sky and wondered about the moon. Here the veteran nonfiction author Elaine Scott skillfully presents a wealth of captivating, kid-friendly information, covering everything from the newest theories on how the moon formed, to the recent, startling discovery of water on its surface and the very real possibility of future moon colonies. Illustrated with stunning, full-color photographs and packed with fun facts, this is the most complete and up-to-date book available on the moon and should find a home on every curious child’s bookshelf. Includes glossary, bibliography, and index.
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
"Broader in focus, more detailed, and more up-to-date than most children’s books on the subject, this well-designed volume will be a useful addition to astronomy collections."
"Scott excels at rendering complex ideas intelligible: radioactive dating, the science of craters, the role of a planet's atmosphere, and much more are clearly presented. Well-captioned illustrations and photographs, diagrams, and pithy text boxes round out this handsome package."
"An approachable guide to our planet’s sole (natural) satellite."
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