Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide.
Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible. Gaze
at the beauty of our planets, Sun and Moon and learn fascinating facts about them, discover dwarf
planets, comets and asteroids, find out how our solar system came into existence, and study the history
and future of space exploration. With insightful, bite-sized facts to devour and fabulous illustrations to
marvel at, budding astronomers will be inspired and instilled with a sense of wonder at the diversity of our
incredible solar system.
AGES: 8 plus
Colin Stuart is an astronomy speaker and author who has talked to well over a quarter of a million people
about the universe, ranging from schools and the public to conferences and businesses. His books have
sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide and he’s written over 100 popular science articles for
publications including The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus and the European Space Agency.
Charlie Brandon-King is an illustrator, print-maker and textiles obsessive. She has illustrated two other
books with Button Books: A Cat Called Panda and Travel Activity Book.