Inviting all who dare to wonder - come navigate the spectacular treasures of the night sky with bestselling and award-winning Professor Raman Prinja's inspiring look into our galaxy and beyond, published in association with Royal Observatory Greenwich.
Encourage your kids to reach for the stars with this inspiring exploration of the night sky. Anyone with a view of the sky and a curious mind can be the next great Universe explorer!
Wonders of the Night Sky invites children all over the world to look up - just as curious people before them have done for millennia - and to know why each wonder appears before their eyes. This beautiful book connects readers to the many parts of our Universe visible to the naked eye against the sky , explodes them on the page, then provides inspiring connections to the science behind the stellar backdrop.
Professor Raman Prinja is the multi-award-winning Head of Department for Physics and Astronomy at University College London and a celebrated children's author. Professor Prinja pens this definitive look at the wonders above us, following on from the enormous success of his book Planetarium . Illustrator Jan Bielecki's striking depiction of each natural marvel will draw in readers to a lifetime of astronomical wonder . Astronomy starts with just looking up!
If you like this, you'll also love the follow-up book, The Future of the Universe . Take what you've learned about the Universe and rocket trillions of years ahead in time to find out some amazing changes to come...
Raman Prinja is Professor of Astrophysics at University College London. In addition to researching astronomy, he has written various science books for children.More about Raman Prinja
Jan Bielecki (Illustrator)
Jan Bielecki is a Polish-Swedish illustrator and designer living in London. He mainly works with children's books and has illustrated fiction, picture books and non-fiction. Some of the topics he has covered include the human anatomy, wrestling trolls, the scope of the universe and slimy monsters.