Perfect for inquisitive cosmic kids aged 8-12, this succinct, entertaining look at what really happens in space takes a rapid-fire approach, offering 30 key topics, each one explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, cartoon-style artwork. 3-minute active missions throughout will challenge lively young minds to test facts or go further and find out more. The attention-grabbing format is perfect for space. Topics range from the Big Bang theory and ways in which scientists think the universe might end, to what we know about distant planets and galaxies. Mind-boggling ideas about worm holes, dark matter and aliens will test the limits of even the most creative imagination.
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 18.4 x 0.8 x 22.9 cm
Written by: Clive Gifford & Dr. Mike Goldsmith
About the authors:
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than 200 books for children and young adults. His titles published by Ivy Kids include The Human Body in 30 Seconds, Brain Twisters, and Eye Benders, winner of the 2014 Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize.
Mike Goldsmith is a qualified astrophysicist and established children’s science author and consultant. Twice nominated for the Junior Aventis Science Prize, he has written for Scholastic, Kingfisher and Hodder Wayland amongst others.