How old is the universe? What was the Big Bang? How does space travel work? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers and 70 flaps to lift. Discover what a planet is, look at the eight planets of the solar system, learn why a year is 365 days long, find out what life is like for astronauts, see the amazing Milky Way and take a closer look at life outside our galaxy … could aliens really exist?
“From the Big Bang to space toilets, an outer-space Q-and-A with most of the answers hidden beneath multitudinous flaps. […] Lozano’s bright cartoon illustrations feature a human cast that is thoroughly diverse in age, gender, and skin color.” – Kirkus Reviews
“With a simple lift of the flap, budding backyard astronomers can discover how close to Earth the nearest galaxy is or which animals have been sent to space.” – Foreword Reviews
Paperback: 16 pages
Dimensions: 28.6 x 1.7 x 20.7 cm
Written by: Heather Alexander
Illustrated by: Andreas Lozano
About the Author: Heather Alexander was born in New York City, and now lives in New Jersey. She began her career editing children’s books such as Goosebumps and Fear Street, before moving into writing. She has written over 40 books for children.
About the Illustrator: Andreas Lozano is an illustrator from Madrid, who currently lives in London. He lists his inspirations as nature, architecture, Franco-Belgian comics and film noir. His work is characterised by overlayed colours, textures and strong line work. He has worked with The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, and Anorak.