In This book in the Family Fun series, boys and girls will discover all the secrets the night sky holds. They can play games like “Night Sky I Spy,” keep an astronomer’s log and read about night sky myths. Star maps are included for each season — so kids will know what to look for, when and where. Then as the sun goes down and the sky goes dark, they’ll be ready for the night sky’s all-star show.
This book will hit the mark with those looking for an enjoyable approach to stargazing that presents scientific fundamentals along with historical and cultural aspects.
The information reflects the most recent advances in the field, yet the presentation is accessible and enjoyable.
[V]aluable for its engaging tone and hands-on approach.
Using a lively combination of clearly written text, myths and legends, jokes, and activities, the authors present an excellent introduction to the many wonders of the night sky throughout the seasons. ... Love and Drake’s excitement about their subject is contagious; they have created a book that should be in every school and public library.
[T]his little book would be an intelligent choice as a gift to children whose interests lie beyond the realm of their computer monitors.