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PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
A fun activity book for ages 6-9, with over 30 puzzles, games, mazes and activities for young astronomers and scientists, by Harriet Russell (Author)
Did you know that the universe is expanding even as you read this? That stargazing is really looking back in time millions of years, and that sound cannot travel in space, so you can be as noisy as you like? With witty pen-and-ink illustrations, mazes, puzzles, and games, this activity book engages readers of all ages on every page with fun facts about the amazing realm beyond Earth's atmosphere. Readers learn to calculate their age in Jupiter years, draw their own solar systems, and navigate out of a black-hole maze, while discovering more about planets, stars, comets, asteroids, and other celestial objects.
Paperback: 64 pagesPublisher: Princeton Architectural Press (March 21 2017)Language: EnglishProduct Dimensions: 21 x 0.6 x 27.9 cm
"Skillfully melds humor, solid astronomical information, and a stylish design." - Publishers Weekly
"Future astrophysicists will enjoy working in this lovely activity book that's filled with fun facts about the universe, and exercises such as drawing solar systems, navigating out of a black hole, and calculating their ages in Jupiter years." - Red Tricycle
"Parents, primary-school teachers, and other caregivers could inspire future astronauts, rocket scientists, and meteorologists with this book. As entertaining as it is informative, this book provides writing practice. Gravity, comets, constellations, and asteroids are only a few of the subjects covered. There's no dearth of facts in the book about each planet in our solar system. Stimulating and exciting." - Arts & Activities Magazine
"[Drawing in Space] is a fun mix of space facts and encouraging the reader to use their imagination, inspired by those facts." - GeekDad"
About the Author:Harriet Russell studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and Central Saint Martins in London. She is also the author and illustrator of Drawing in the Sea (2015) and 'Envelopes a puzzling journey through the Royal Mail' (2005) She lives in London, England with her husband and young son. Harriet Russell's illustration clients in the UK, US and Europe, include Chipotle (a bag for their cultivating thought series, 2015), Cameron Diaz' s new book (Harper Wave, 2016) as well as Phaidon, Penguin, Harper Collins, Random House, Simon & Schuster.
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