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Odd Science - Spectacular Space

Odd Science - Spectacular Space

Odd Science: Spectacular Space is filled with weird and wacky facts that you've never heard before. Read about the first flower grown in space, wonder at the tallest mountain in the solar system and tell your friends that Saturn could float in water! Prepare to laugh, marvel and ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781843654032
Barcode 9781843654032
Published 1 May 2019 by Pavilion Books
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Olstein, James
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ISBN-13 9781843654032
ISBN-10 1843654032
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pavilion Books
Imprint Pavilion Children's Books
Publication Date 1 May 2019
International Publication Date 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Olstein, James
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Physics
Space Science & Technology
Astronomy, Space & Time
Galaxies, Clusters, Intergalactic Matter
Solar System
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 220mm
Height: 220mm
Spine: 7mm
Weight 512g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Outer space - Miscellanea - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 520
Catalogue Code 972658

Description of this Book

Due to the lack of gravity it's impossible for someone to cry in space. The largest photo ever taken was by NASA at 1.5 billion pixels. Odd Science: Spectacular Space is filled with weird and wacky facts that you've never heard before. Read about the first flower grown in space, wonder at the tallest mountain in the solar system and tell your friends that Saturn could float in water! There are facts about tortoises orbiting the moon, facts about Martian rocks here on Earth and facts about lightening bolts one and a half times as long as our galaxy! James Olstein beautifully illustrates these odd facts in a retro-inspired, quirky style. His designs aren't meant to be taken literally, but you'll laugh-out-load when you see Einstein surfing on a gravitational wave and pizza floating through space! Prepare to laugh, marvel and learn. Being a geek has never been so cool.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review `The perfect book to foster an early interest in space and physics.' * Book Murmuration *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

James Olstein is an illustrator living in Philadelphia. He has illustrated for the BBC, Bob's Burgers, Monocle Magazine, Mental Floss, Scientific America, Sierra Magazine, economia, the Boston Globe and the National Constitution Centre. He has displayed his work at Spoke Gallery NYC, Galleries 1988 and Philadelphia Independents. He runs a successful blog called Illustrated Science, that has been featured in The Verge and Geekadelphia.

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