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Dr. 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.

Dr. Mike Goldsmith

Earth and Space

Earth and Space

Mike Goldsmith and Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Unlock the secrets of the Earth's natural history, from the planet's beginnings four and half billion years ago. Discover how the land and the oceans took shape, and how our world is constantly...

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Flip The Flaps: Weather

Flip The Flaps: Weather

Flip the Flaps

by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by John Butler
Kingfisher
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 engaging and interactive format filled with...

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Universe

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Mark A. Garlick
Kingfisher
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 journey to explore some of the Universe's...

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Legendary Journeys: Space

Legendary Journeys

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
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 through the most up-to-date developments...

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Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything

Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything

Kingfisher Encyclopedias

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

The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Everything by Sean Callery, Clive Gifford, and Dr. Mike Goldsmithamazing is a 320-page universe-in-a-book and is the perfect reference for home, school, or anywhere...

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Discover Science: Light and Sound

Discover Science

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Discover Science: Light and Sound by Dr. Mike Goldsmith

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

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Discover Science: Materials

Discover Science

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

What are rocks made of? Why can people see through glass? Where does plastic come from? Discover Science: Materials by Dr. Mike Goldsmith answers the fundamental questions about the matter and materials...

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Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth

Flip the Flaps

by Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Nicki Palin
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

In Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Nicki Palin, children zoom up through protective layers of the atmosphere from the surface to outer space, following the...

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Discover Science: Solar System

Discover Science

by Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Discover Science: Solar System by Mike Goldsmith is the perfect introduction for young readers to the endlessly fascinating topic of space and the vast, mysterious worlds that make up our solar system....

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Navigators: Stars & Planets

Navigators

written by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Chris Moore
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This intergalactic travelogue takes space lovers where they have never gone before. They visit Mars, disappear inside a black hole, dodge asteroids, and speculate on the future of human endeavors in...

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Earth: The Life of Our Planet

by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Mark A. Garlick
Kingfisher
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 piece of descriptive text to place...

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Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth

Flip the Flaps

by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Nicki Palin
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

In Flip The Flaps: Planet Earth by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Nicki Palin, children zoom up through protective layers of the atmosphere from the surface to outer space, following the...

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Flip The Flaps: Weather

Flip The Flaps: Weather

Flip the Flaps

by Dr Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by John Butler
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

In Weather, children will watch lightning strike, cloud formations taking shape and rainbows projected into the sky. Young explorers lift the flaps to reveal answers about the sun, seasonal...

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Light and Sound

Science Kids

Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Kingfisher
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 sound are, how they are generated, and how...

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Navigators: Stars and Planets

Navigators

Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Steve Stone
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This intergalactic travelogue takes space lovers where they have never gone before. They visit Mars, disappear inside a black hole, dodge asteroids, and speculate on the future of human endeavors...

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Voyages: Space

Kingfisher Voyages

Mike Goldsmith; Sally Ride
Kingfisher
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, comets, black holes, and our very own planet...

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