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Children's Nonfiction Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science


by (author) Valerie Wyatt

illustrated by Matthew Fernandes

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2002
Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Recommended Age
8 to 12
Recommended Grade
3 to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2002
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2002
    List Price

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Where to buy it

Out of print

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How did the universe form? What would it be like to walk on the moon? Is there life on other planets? Space features the popular frequently-asked-questions (FAQ) format often used on the Internet, out-of-this-world activities and a galactic number of amazing facts!

Kids can read about • space exploration • supernovas • asteroids • black holes and much more.

About the authors


  • Short-listed, Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award

Editorial Reviews

This title will definitely be a hit in any collection, as it will fill in the blanks about ideas we don't quite understand about space. Recommended.

Library Media Connection

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