Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide. Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible. Gaze at the beauty of our planets, Sun and Moon and learn fascinating facts about them, discover dwarf planets, comets and asteroids, find out how our solar system came into existence, and study the history and future of space exploration. With insightful, bite-sized facts to devour and fabulous illustrations to marvel at, budding astronomers will be inspired and instilled with a sense of wonder at the diversity of our incredible solar system.
Colin Stuart is an astronomy speaker and author who has talked to well over a quarter of a million people about the universe, ranging from schools and the public to conferences and businesses. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide and he’s written over 100 popular science articles for publications including The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus and the European Space Agency. Colin is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a tutor at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. He has talked about the wonders of the universe on Sky News, BBC News and Radio 5Live and been quoted in national newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Observer. In recognition of his efforts to popularise astronomy, the asteroid (15347) Colinstuart is named after him. Charlie Brandon-King is an illustrator, print-maker and textiles obsessive. She has illustrated two other books with Button Books: A Cat Called Panda and Travel Activity Book. Find out more at: www.charliebrandonking.com