Zoo In The Sky: A Book Of Animal Constellations
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
This award-winning book capturing the glittering light show from the constellations is now accessible in paperback."— Kirkus Evaluations"This is an desirable introduction to astronomy. [T]he simple poetic descriptions will capture the attention of preschoolers and early elementary-age children alike."— School Library Journal"— Booklist"Mitton delivers poetic, abbreviated legends with the nighttime sky, while Balit's paintings, highlighted by shimmering silver stars, give visual which means to the text. Take an illuminating ride by signifies of the starry night sky with National Geographic's Zoo in the Sky! A brief explanation of stars and constellations rounds out this lovely and unusual offering. Awards include: Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award Parent Council Award REVIEW (S) :"A visually dynamic introduction to the animal constellations. Little Bear and also the Great Bear inside the Northern Sky; the scaly dragon winding his long tail; the Excellent Dog chasing the Hare inside the Southern Sky; all are beautifully rendered in Christina Balit's vibrant art, studded with shiny stars, which perfectly illustrates Jacqueline Mitton's rich text.
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