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Topics : Primary School Space Books

  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • The Usborne Official Astronaut's Handbook

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: ANLFL
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station. Published in association with the UK Space Agency.
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  • On the Moon

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APORT
    Paperback 3 years +
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    This is an artist-led picture book, which introduces young children to the vastness of the universe, how far away the moon is, what gravity is and the concept of space travel through a gentle and captivating story about an imaginative little girl. Combining full colour illustrations with NASA photographs from the surface of the moon, this beautifully illustrated picture book takes young children on an amazing journey into outer space. The story's use of rhythmic text generates an evocative and friendly tale, taking children on a magical and informative journey.
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  • An Usborne Flap Book: See Inside Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AAHIB
    Hardback 6 years +

    If your youngster is interested in space and finding out more about it, then this Usborne lift-the-flap book is perfect. See Inside Space has dramatic double page spreads showing the Big Bang, how the first suns and planets were formed and our very own solar system. With over 50 flaps to lift and a little book of star maps included, this is a wonderful non-fiction treat!

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  • The Planets in Our Solar System

    Franklyn M. Branley

    Product Code: AOWKX
    Paperback 4 years +
    Where is it partly cloudy and 860 F? Venus! This classic picture book is a fascinating exploration of space written by children's nonfiction veteran and former chairman of the American Museum of Natural History-Hayden Planetarium Franklyn M. Branley and illustrated by Kevin O'Malley. Full of interesting facts about the eight planets in our solar system, including our very own Earth, this bestselling book also features photographs from Voyager and other space explorers. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book features a find out more section with instructions for making your own solar system mobile and web research prompts about how to track the moon. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Jurrie van der Woude of NASA. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
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  • Space: The Whole Whizz Bang Story

    Glenn Murphy

    Product Code: AGYRY
    Paperback 7 years +
    What is a black hole? How do we know that stars and galaxies are billions of years old? What is the difference between stars and planets? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and a lot of other brilliant questions in this funny and informative book. Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, like supermassive black holes, galaxies, telescopes, planets, solar flares, constellations, eclipses and red dwarfs, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!
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  • On the Moon

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APOPW
    Hardback
    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of 'The Usborne Young Reading Programme'. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. Let your imagination fly - soar into space and take a trip to the moon. It features photographs with real images of the moon and fun puzzles after the story to consolidate learning. Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by highly appealing illustrations. It is designed to motivate children as they learn to read.
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  • How Do Astronauts Wee in Space?

    Chris Mitchell

    Product Code: AOYMZ
    Paperback 9 years +
    DID YOU KNOW THAT...Humans have sent jellyfish into space, or that there is a planet made of ice that's on fire? DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ...Why space smells like raspberries? AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS ...With planets made from diamonds, stars that could destroy our solar system and how long humans could survive in space! This book is packed with the wildest, weirdest, funniest, filthiest, foulest, wisest, grossest, brainiest, biggest and best facts about space and the universe.
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  • Space: A Children's Encyclopedia

    Product Code: AANAW
    Hardback 9 years +
    This title offers everything you ever wanted to know about space. Take your child on a journey to space and beyond, they'll learn what space is and take a whirl around the sun, moon and stars. Packed with out-of-this-world pictures from space, kids will explore our universe as never before. Exclusive interviews, eyewitness accounts, incredible facts and more will teach them everything they need to know. It's an incredible look at the universe in which we live - perfect for space enthusiasts and budding astronomers.
    • £17.99
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  • Incredible Robots in Space

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICI
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book looks at space probes and other kinds of robots used in space. Space probes have explored the planet Mars, flown to the asteroid belt and even travelled to the outer planets of our solar system, sending pictures and information back to Earth. With the help of colour photographs and real examples, readers will learn about space technology, robot astronauts, and how important robots have become to space exploration.
    • £11.19
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  • The Pop Up, Pull Out Space Book

    Product Code: AANAT
    Hardback 5 years +
    Take an amazing journey through our universe with this incredible pop-up and pull-out space book! Go with your child on an interactive journey through space with the help of a spectacular 3D pop-up solar system scene, amazing pictures, fantastic pull-out pages, fun quizzes and masses of fascinating facts. They'll visit each of the planets, stop off at the moon and gaze at stars in other galaxies and much more.
    • £15.89
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  • Spacewalks

    Kathryn Clay

    Product Code: BMAYV
    Paperback 7 years +
    What's a spacewalk? Step outside your space vehicle and you're spacewalking! Whether you're collecting samples, fixing equipment or sightseeing, spacewalking is an out-of-this-world experience!
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  • Space Flights

    Kathryn Clay

    Product Code: BMAYW
    Paperback 7 years +
    For more than 50 years humans have been exploring space. How do we get there? Why do we go? And where will we go next? Discover the wonders of space flight from the past, present and far into the future.
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  • Living in Space

    Kathryn Clay

    Product Code: BMAYU
    Paperback 7 years +
    What's it like to live in space? How long can you stay in space? Discover how astronauts eat, sleep, work and even exercise in a weightless world.
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  • A Brief Illustrated History of Space Exploration

    Robert Snedden

    Product Code: BMAYB
    Paperback 9 years +
    A Brief Illustrated History of Space Exploration charts the history of space exploration and discovery all the way through from the early rocketeers, through the first people in space and the Space Race to be first to reach the Moon, the first Space Stations, and all the way through to the incredible findings of today. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.
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  • The Planets

    Gemma McMullen

    Product Code: AQEJP
    Hardback 6 years +
    This series explores the four key elements of our Solar System: The Sun, The Moon, The Planets and The Stars. With each title including fascinating facts and photographic images, young readers will enjoy what lies in the darkness beyond.
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  • Totally Wacky Facts About Exploring Space

    Emma Carlson Berne

    Product Code: ARJHO
    Hardback 8 years +
    Do you know which astronaut played golf on the moon? Ever wondered how much a space suit weighs? Have you thought about what astronauts do with their dirty underwear? Out-of-this-world facts and a bright, bold design will keep struggling and reluctant readers wanting more!
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  • Totally Wacky Facts About Planets and Stars

    Emma Carlson Berne

    Product Code: ARJHN
    Hardback 8 years +
    Did you know that the moon has "moonquakes?" Ever wondered how long it takes sunlight to reach Earth? Curious to know why Mars is called the "Red Planet?" Out-of-this-world facts and a bright, bold design will keep struggling and reluctant readers wanting more!
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  • Looking Beyond

    Steve Parker

    Product Code: APWNO
    Hardback 7 years +
    Most of space is a mystery, but astronomers and scientists have spent years studying some of the biggest questions, such as what are black holes, how do galaxies form and what happened during the Big Bang? What we do know about space and the cycle of life and death of stars and other space objects makes incredible reading and will delight readers who want to know just that bit more about the universe we live in. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
  • The Earth in Space

    Franklin Watts

    Product Code: APVYD
    Hardback 7 years +
    Straight Forward with Science offers a straightforward, but fun, approach to key science learning. Each book explores basic scientific principles and shows them in action, while simple activities and experiments bring the science to life. The Earth in Space looks at Earth and how it spins around in space, giving us night and day. It also explores the Sun, Moon and stars and explains how the solar system works. Space exploration is also looked at.
  • Sticker Astronauts

    Struan Reid

    Product Code: APOYU
    Paperback 5 years +
    Dress the astronauts in the kit necessary for their daring space missions, with over one hundred stickers which show the different uniforms and outfits worn by astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts.
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  • Astronomy

    Rachel Firth

    Product Code: APOCY
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title contains three new editions in the popular "Discovery" series. Visually exciting and highly informative, each book presents its subject in a fun and accessible way. Internet links offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation and video clips and much more, which provide additional information for projects and homework.
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  • It's All About... Super Solar System

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AOHYG
    Paperback
    Super Solar System tells you everything you want to know about space and our galaxy. Read about our rocky moon and how we travelled there, stunning star constellations and the International Space Station. Discover each of the planets in our solar system, from Mercury to Uranus. Super Solar System is part of a great new collectible series called It's all about...It is packed with facts and stats, and there are eight amazing collector cards to tear out and keep. You can access a free downloadable audio of Super Solar System by logging onto the special URL address on page 3. Super Solar System has a Contents page as well as a Glossary and Index. You can check out the other titles in the series at the back of the book.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Catherine Chambers

    Product Code: ANMIU
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book traces the life of Neil Armstrong, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the moon-landing for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Armstrong's life.--
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