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JACQUELINE MITTON holds an MA in physics from the University of Oxford and a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge. A distinguished writer on astronomy, She has had more than 20 books published. Asteroid 4027 was named 'Mitton' for Jacqueline and her husband, the astronomer Simon Mitton, by the International Astronomical Union in 1990. Her books for Frances Lincoln include Zoo in the Sky, Once Upon a Starry Night, The Planet Gods, and Zodiac . Jacqueline lives in Cambridge.
A little girl dreams that she's all alone at sea in a tiny boat. It's dark, and the sea is scary. Then she sees the gent... More
Featuring constellations named after animals, birds and fishes, this text introduces young children to a "zoo" in the sk... More
Here are the stories of 10 great constellations - from Persons to Hercules, including Pegasus, Argo, Andromeda and Cas... More
A child's introduction to the planets in our solar system, written by a lecturer on astronomy. Dr Jacqueline Mitton desc... More
TreeTops Non-Fiction is an exciting extension to the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops range. Let's Go to the Planets - coul... More
The book introduces 19 different constellations to young readers. Mythical pictures of the creatures in the sky that the constellations are said to re...