Astronomy for Young and Old: A Beginner's Guide to the Visible Sky (Paperback)

Astronomy for Young and Old: A Beginner's Guide to the Visible Sky By Walter Kraul, Christian MacLean (Translator), Dazze Kamerl (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Walter Kraul, Christian MacLean (Translator), Dazze Kamerl (Illustrator)
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Description


Astronomy, especially naked-eye astronomy, is a wonderful way for children and young people to engage with the world and universe around them. Many children quickly become fascinated with stars, planets and comets, learning skills that also help them develop generally.

This book is a perfect introduction to astronomy for any child, whether or not they have a telescope. It explains the visible constellations and then explores the sun, moon, planets, comets and meteorites. Color illustrations and diagrams at every stage help children relate what they are reading to what they can see in the sky.

Suitable for budding astronomers in both the northern and southern hemispheres, and in polar, temperate or tropical latitudes (i.e., everywhere), this is an ideal introduction the wonders of stargazing.

About the Author


Walter Kraul taught maths and physics at the Rudolf Steiner School in Munich, Germany. He runs a specialist toy company, Spielzeug Kraul.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782500469
ISBN-10: 1782500464
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication Date: May 15th, 2014
Pages: 164
Language: English