Universe

Journey Into Deep Space

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

Kingfisher

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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 journey to explore some of the Universe's most intriguing places, and along the way understand the amazing history of the Cosmos. A series of rich, full-bleed spreads give stunning snapshots of distant galactic locations as the reader journeys further and further from Earth—from red cold Mars (3 light minutes away) to a massive Supernova (10,000 light years away) and beyond. The eye-popping visuals take center stage here—the writing is concise and unobtrusive, allowing the reader a visceral sense of awe and wonder. A full reference section at the back of the book brings together the scientific information in a timeline for further exploration. This exciting new approach will capture the imagination of today’s visual thinkers like never before.

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Holly Newton's Book News

Brilliantly explores, through an illustrated voyage, the nearest galaxies beyond our Milky Way.

Kirkus Review

Along with the illustrations’ phantasmagoric colors, Goldsmith’s text keeps readers’ attention with just the right amount of information and a little frisson of spooky pleasure added in...A handsome, tightly constructed exploration of our solar system, galaxy and beyond.


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About the Author

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

Dr Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University, where he also obtained his PhD in astrophysics. He was formerly the head of Acoustics at the UKÕs National Physical Laboratory and is now an author of non-fiction books for children.  Mark A. Garlick is a freelance illustrator and author with a strong scientific background. He has a BachelorÕs degree in astronomy from University College London (UCL) and a PhD. in astrophysics from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory. His digital illustrations cover a broad range of scientific subjects, from EarthÕs natural history to space technology.

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Universe
Journey Into Deep Space
by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Mark A. Garlick

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
September 2012
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753468760
ISBN10: 075346876X
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
9 4/9 x 11 2/9 inches, 48 pages, full color artwork
Age Range: 8 and up
Grade Range: 3 and up
$17.99
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