The fluffy feathers of an owl, the bumpy skin of a toad, and the thick fur of a river otter—there’s so much to discover in this Touch and Explore™ book that’s all about animals at night! Touch and Explore™ is a critically acclaimed multisensory series created to encourage hands-on play and learning. The textured pages give children a tactile experience of the endlessly fascinating world around them.
This hip and handy guide helps you learn the science behind blue skies, sun dogs, and the solar eclipse, and shows you how to observe nocturnal wonders such as lunar halos, Martian ice caps, and far-off galaxies. Fifty celestial phenomena come to life with expert tips from astrophysicist Sarah Barker and stylish illustrations by Maria Nilsson. Any explorer can become an adept observer with their guidance, and more ambitious stargazers will be able to discover more distant sights with the help of binoculars, a telescope, or a local astronomy group. With a glow-in-the-dark cover,50 Things to See in the Skyis a perfect complement to your next camping expedition and a wonderful gift for anyone who marvels at what lies in our celestial sphere.
Sarah Barker is an accomplished astrophysicist and award-winning documentary film producer. She has collaborated with NASA, National Geographic, the Science Channel, Animal Planet, and the BBC. Originally from England, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.