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Author Gifford, Clive, author.

Title Super space encyclopedia / author, Clive Gifford ; Smithsonian consultant, Shauna Edson ; general consultant, Dr. Jacqueline Mitton.

Publication Info. New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  J 520 GIF    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL On Order - WOLY-11  RECEIVED    IN-PROCESS
Edition First American edition.
Description 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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Note At head of title: DK Smithsonian.
Audience Age 9-11.
Grade 4-6.
Summary Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus -- all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars -- a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Based on recent research and discoveries, showcases everything a variety of facts about the Universe -- from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies and planets as well as the technology used to explore its unimaginable depths. Cutaway artworks reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and spacecraft.
Bursting with fascinating facts and the latest breathtaking images, this space book for children brings the wonders of the Solar System to life. Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus -- all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars -- a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Find out many more fascinating "super" facts about the cosmos with Super Space Encyclopedia. Based on recent research and discoveries, Super Space Encyclopedia showcases everything you need to know about the Universe -- from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies and planets as well as the technology used to explore it unimaginable depths. Fabulous cutaway artworks help to reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and spacecraft.
Note Includes index.
Contents The universe -- Inner solar system -- Outer solar system -- Stars and exoplanets -- Galaxies -- Space exploration -- People in space. -- Glossary.
Audience IG1140L Lexile
Subject Exploration of outer space. (OCoLC)fst01353078
Solar system.
Outer space -- Exploration.
Outer space -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system -- Juvenile literature.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Outer space.
Outer space. (OCoLC)fst01243437
Solar system. (OCoLC)fst01244288
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Instructional and educational works.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Encyclopedias.
Illustrated works.
Added Author Edson, Shauna, consultant.
Mitton, Jacqueline, consultant.
Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., publisher.
Smithsonian Institution, contributor.
Cover Title Super space encyclopedia : the furthest, largest, most incredible features of our universe
Added Title Super space
DK Smithsonian super space encyclopedia
ISBN 9781465481719 (hardcover)
1465481710 (hardcover)

 
    
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