The Story of Space
This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children. Using bitesize text and beautifully bright illustrations this is the perfect book for little ones everywhere who are keen to learn more about the mysterious, dark and sparkling space.
Space suits at the ready? Then let's jet set off an incredible journey as we whiz past planets near and far and learn all we can about the story of space. Overflowing with a kaleidoscope of fascinating facts and intergalactic illustrations, this is the perfect introduction to space for the youngest of readers.
Before the Big Bang there was NOTHING AT ALL.
No galaxies, no space, no light and no sound.
Then suddenly, 13.8 billion years ago, IT ALL BEGAN…
Travel back in time to the Big Bang, see galaxies and stars form, watch the birth of our planet and how life begins, join the first man on the moon, and wonder what mysteries are still waiting to be discovered.
Children will love this brilliant first book about space, sure to provide entertainment for the whole family.
About the Author:
Catherine Barr studied Ecology at Leeds University and trained as a journalist. She worked at Greenpeace International for seven years as a wildlife and forestry campaigner and has a long-running interest in environmental issues. While working as an editor at the Natural History Museum, she researched and wrote two major summer exhibitions: Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert and Myths and Monsters. She is now a partner in communications company bwa design. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters. She is a proud Patron of Reading for a local school, and mother of two teenage girls. Catherine’s first book, The Story of Life, was shortlisted for The English Association Picture Book Award.
Steve Williams is a biologist with a degree in Marine Biology and Applied Zoology from the University of Wales. His lifelong love of wildlife was further inspired by eight years at sea, after which he trained as a teacher, and now teaches science in a rural comprehensive school in Wales. He is a beekeeper and lives near Hay-on-Wye with his wife and two daughters.
Amy Husband studied Graphic Art at Liverpool School of Art. Her first picture book, Dear Miss, was winner of the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2010, and she also wrote and illustrated Dear Santa, in the same series. Amy lives in York with her partner, working in a studio with views of York Minster. The Story of Life is her first book for Frances Lincoln.
Size: 21.5 x 27 cm
Format: Hardback, 40 Pages