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The Awesome Night Sky

By Kay Barnham
Illustrated by Maddie Frost

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Beautifully illustrated non-fiction explorations of nature's cycles

Look up into the night sky and learn all about constellations, shooting stars and satellites.

This beautifully illustrated picture book shows the glorious night sky.

'Look and Wonder' is a fresh, bold and bright, narrative non-fiction picture book series, for children aged 4 and up, introducing children to life cycles and the natural world. The eye-poppingly colourful digital illustration style will explain the scientific concepts while the light and fun text-style will make these books real home and classroom favourites.

Other titles in the series:
A Stroll Through the Seasons
A Wonderful World of Weather
Incredible Rainforests
The Amazing Butterfly Life Cycle Story
The Amazing Plant Life Cycle Story
The Awesome Night Sky
The Great Big Water Cycle Adventure

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781526305947
  • Publication date: 24 May 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Simple text and colourful friendly illustrations are perfect for the age group. - Parents in Touch
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