Up for sale is the Reader's Digest Children's Atlas Of The Universe for kids ages 7-14. This awesome book is in barely used, almost new excellent used condition. Purchased for my son as reference material on deep space (hard to find anywhere) it is filled with 1000's of facts and photos about everything we know about space. The inside flap reads -
"The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the Universe will revolutionize the way kids learn about the stars. Combining spectacular color art(including maps of the planets) and hundreds of photograpic images from space missions and telescopes, the atlas tells the story of the universe as it has never been told before.
Every page is a storehouse of riveting, up to the minute information. Introductory sections cover's Earth's place in space, the history of astronomy and space exploration, and modern observatories and space travel. The atlas then visits each of the planets in our solar system in turn, along with asteroids,comets and meteors before proceeding to the stars and galaxies of deep space. Included are detailed star charts for both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere stargazers, a huge universe fact file, glossary and detailed index. Activities and projects provide a hands-on approach to understanding the principles of astronomy.
The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the Universe continues the high standard in children's refernece publishing established by the Reader's Digest Atlas of the World. For children of all ages, this beautifully produced volume is the ultimate resource for learning about the mysteries of the universe."
Perfect as a home schooling or expanded learning resource, and for anyone who is fascinated by the universe around us. Book is large, measuring 10.75" x 13.25", 128 full color glossy pages.