The Mysteries of the Universe

By Will Gater,

Book cover of The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the Best-Kept Secrets of Space

Book description

Travel to the furthest reaches of the Universe and visit 100 remarkable objects along the way with this stunning space book for curious kids aged 7-9.

Space is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn. The Mysteries of the Universe is a…

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2 authors picked The Mysteries of the Universe as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

The Mysteries of the Universe doesn’t focus on our Earth but rather on what we see when we look out from Earth. It takes on fascinating topics from moonwalking and Martian dust devils to cliffs on a comet and supernovas. A combination of amazing photographs and artists’ depictions accompanying an accessible text will hold even very young readers.  

From Marion's list on the origins of our universe.

The Mysteries of the Universe is a fantastic astronomy reference book for children. It covers everything from the Milky Way to exoplanets. Each entry includes an illustration along with a short, easy to understand explanation. It’s a gorgeous and fascinating book that would be great for any budding astronomer.

From Sandra's list on children’s books about astronomy.

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