Mike Goldsmith

Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the U.K., where he received a PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of the U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory, he has written many nonfiction books for children, including Kingfisher’s Voyages: Space, and Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System.


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Flip The Flaps: Weather
Flip the Flaps
by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by John Butler
Kingfisher

Questions are the first step to early scientific exploration. Each book in the popular Flip the Flaps series encourages children's curiosity through an...


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Everything You Need to Know About Science
Everything You Need To Know
By Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Young researchers will dive into the fantastic world of science with this authoritative one-stop reference book. Available for the first time in paperback,...


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Universe

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Mark A. Garlick
Kingfisher

It is hard to conceptualize both the scale and the mind-boggling diversity of the Universe, but this book changes that. Come along on a vivid experiential...


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Legendary Journeys: Space
Legendary Journeys
by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

This is the slide-out, lift-up, see-through story of the world-famous space travel!  Starting with man’s first experiments 700 years ago, and progressing...


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Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything

by Sean Callery, Clive Gifford, and Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

This amazing 320-page universe-in-a-book is the perfect reference for home, school, or anywhere there is a question to be explored. Arranged thematically into...


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The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia
Kingfisher Encyclopedias
by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Comprehensive illustrated encyclopedias with full-colour photographs and artwork which illustrate the informative and accessible text. A glossary and index are...


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Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth
Flip the Flaps
by Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Nicki Palin
Kingfisher

In Planet Earth, children zoom up through protective layers of the atmosphere from the surface to outer space, following the Earth as it makes its yearly...


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Discover Science: Materials
Discover Science
by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

What are rocks made of? Why can people see through glass? Where does plastic come from? This colorful title answers the fundamental questions about the matter...


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Discover Science: Light and Sound
Discover Science
by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Although they are all around us, light and sound arevery difficult to explain to young children. Now readers can join an expert to uncover what light and sound...


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Discover Science: Solar System
Discover Science
by Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Solar System is the perfect introduction for young readers to the endlessly fascinating topic of space and the vast, mysterious worlds that make up our solar...


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Navigators: Stars & Planets (TP)
Navigators
written by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Chris Moore
Kingfisher

This intergalactic travelogue takes space lovers where they have never gone before. They visit Mars, disappear inside a black hole, dodge asteroids, and...


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Earth: The Life of Our Planet

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Mark A. Garlick
Kingfisher

This unique book presents the Earth’s geographical history as a visual narrative. Each doublepage artwork gives a snapshot from a key time period, plus a short...


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Science Kids Light and Sound
Science Kids
Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Although they are all around us, light and sound are very difficult to explain to young children. Now readers can join an expert to uncover what light and...


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Navigators: Stars and Planets
Navigators
Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Steve Stone
Kingfisher

This intergalactic travelogue takes space lovers where they have never gone before. They visit Mars, disappear inside a black hole, dodge asteroids, and...


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Voyages: Space
Kingfisher Voyages
Mike Goldsmith; Sally Ride
Kingfisher

Join Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who will be your guide as you explore the mysteries of the universe. Look at planets, stars, meteors,...


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Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System
Kingfisher Young Knowledge
Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher

Solar System is the perfect introduction for young readers to the endlessly fascinating topic of space and the vast, mysterious worlds that make up our solar...


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