Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space (Flying Eye – Hardcover)
Professor Astro Cat is the smartest cat in the alley. He’s got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun! Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too, and Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space will tell you everything that there could be to know about our star, our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and our universe. The professor’s made sure of that; he’s a fastidious little feline! Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space also explores topics such as gravity, extraterrestrial life, time, and many other fascinating subjects that will take you and your children on a journey to the very frontiers of space!
Hardcover: 64 pages
Dimensions: 29.7 x 1.4 x 29.8 cm
Written by: Dominic Walliman
Illustrated by: Ben Newman
About the Author:
Dr Dominic Walliman has a PhD in Quantum Device Physics from Birmingham University as well as a Physics BSc and an MSc in Computer Science, and spends most of his time programming quantum computers. He lives in Canada. Ben Newman is an award winning illustrator who has racked up an impressive list of clients including Penguin, the BBC, and the New York Times, amongst many others.
About the Illustrator:
Ben Newman has developed a distinct aesthetic over the years; a contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colours and playful characters which has been described as ‘bauhaus fuzzy felt.’ He has produced work for a large range of clients, including the Tate Modern, New York Times, BBC Radio 4, Google and The New Yorker. His practice extends outside of commercial work into worldwide exhibitions, paintings and three dimensional collaborations. Nowadays, he spends the majority of his time collaborating on the Professor Astro Cat children’s books with his longtime friend and scientist, Dr Dominic Walliman, which are published by Flying Eye Books. Concurrent to working as a freelance illustrator, Newman lectures on illustration at various universities and conferences in the UK and Europe.