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The Planet Gods: Myths And Facts About The Solar System

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Planet Gods Myths And Facts About
ASIN: 142630448X

National Geographic Children's Books

Author: Jacqueline Mitton

Children love this terrific book. The author is Jacqueline Mitton and it was published in November of 2008 by National Geographic Children's Books. The child's book has 32 pages. It's dimensions are 7.71" Height x 10.41" Length x 0.18" Width and weighs around 0.35 lbs. If you prefer a copy of this book, check out the market add to shopping cart button below.

With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid requirements an updated seem in the planets and also the gods they represent. Christina Balit's sparkling magical illustrations, highlighted with metallic ink, make this a fantastic gift book, which will enthrall youngsters of all ages. The Planet Gods brings together for the first time the myths and truths of space science. The veiled goddess Venus lends her name to a cloud-shrouded planet. The Planet Gods is that volume: a new, reliable guide to the exciting recent developments in the globe of astronomy from the professionals right here on planet Earth. Though many from the planets were named lengthy prior to we had very good scientific information about them, Mitton draws readers attention to some amazing coincidences. A lyrical, poetic text explores the features inside the planets and compares them to the gods of old who are their namesakes. Distinguished astronomer and writer Dr. Jacqueline Mitton takes us on a fascinating tour of the planets of our Solar System, taking into account all the latest reclassifications from the heavens. The blue, stormy planet Neptune is named for the god of the sea.


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