Starry Skies: Learn about the Constellations Above Us
DescriptionEvery night, the sky is filled with stars that tell a thousand tales. Brave warriors, regal queens, fierce beasts--they all parade across the starry skies each night. In Starry Skies, you'll discover some of the most famous constellations and learn how to find them in the night sky.
With brilliant illustrations by Nila Aye, you will see the shapes of each constellation, and imagine what they might look like when you look up into the dark sky above. This introduction to astronomy is all you need to start learning about stars, so get ready, star hunters, and look to the skies!
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About the Author
Samantha Chagollan is an award-winning author and editor of a variety of children's fiction and nonfiction books. A native Southern Californian, Samantha grew up with a passion for telling and writing stories. Through the family's art store in Huntington Beach, California, she taught arts and crafts to both children and adults for five years. She went on to earn a degree in literature from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, where she focused her studies on multicultural literature and the Spanish language. After working for several publishers in the area, Samantha is currently working as a freelance editor and writer and is probably crafting a new story at this very moment.
After graduating from her sell-out show at Central Saint Martins in 1995, Nila Aye became a firm favorite of the London illustration scene. Nila is influenced by mid-century design and children's books from this era. She describes her work as "Retro modern with a cute twist, and a touch of humor." Nila's style is loved by adults and children alike and popular with fans around the world.
'a simple, elegant and timeless addition to any collection' - Just Imagine
'This clever tactile design will engage young readers and encourage them to look and wonder at the night sky. The perfect starting point for discussion of space and the stars.' - South Wales Evening Post
'The hands-on, tactile design provides an interactive element, sure to engage young readers, while the unique illustrations make this book a simple, elegant and timeless addition to any child's library. - Ni4Kids
'One for budding stargazers, this looks at constellations through the eyes of children and animals.' - Bambino Goodies