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Space (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Space (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Space (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Space (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Inner Planets

The Inner Planets

Author: David Hawksett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Take a journey around the solar system's inner planets and find out about the space race that is going on between countries to have the first humans to reach them. Learn all about Mars, Venus and the other planets and discover the incredible technology behind how we know about them.

Searching for Extraterrestrials

Searching for Extraterrestrials

Author: David Hawksett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Take a journey through space and search for extraterrestrials! Find out which planets are more likely to have alien life forms on them and about what could happen if there was indeed life out there!

Barefoot Books Solar System

Barefoot Books Solar System

Author: Anne Jankeliowitch Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/09/2019

Awesome Engineering: Spacecraft

Awesome Engineering: Spacecraft

Author: Sally Spray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2019

A guide to landmark achievements in engineering! Follow the developments of spacecrafts, as they have got more advanced, have travelled further and helped us explore the universe through engineering skill, design and ambition. Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering, and find out about awe-inspiring developments in technology. The books in the Awesome Engineering series are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand. Presents a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world with fascinating facts about each construction Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world. Perfect for reader 9 and up. Content: Out of This World! Sputnik 1 Vostock 1 Apollo 11 Lunar Roving Vehicle Voyager 1 and 2 Space Shuttle Hubble Telescope Rosetta Mission International Space Station Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe Spirit and Opportunity Mars Rover Fascinating Facts Further Information Glossary Index

Shooting for the Stars My Journey to Become Ireland's First Astronaut

Shooting for the Stars My Journey to Become Ireland's First Astronaut

Author: Dr. Norah Patten Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2019

In 2017 Dr. Norah Patten, from Ballina in Co. Mayo, was one of 12 participants from around the world selected to take part in a unique scientist-astronaut training programme, Project Possum. She is now on course to become Ireland's first astronaut! Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. Norah will answer those all-important questions such as how long does it take to become an astronaut and where exactly astronauts go to the toilet?! Did you know that our sun is a star, just like all the stars we see at night? Did you know that, in space, the astronauts have to use special ropes to hold themselves down while running on the treadmill? A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Author: Nikki Sheehan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Stephen Hawking: stargazer, physicist, icon. Award-winning children's author and journalist, Nikki Sheehan, explores the life of the inspirational scientist Stephen Hawking. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Katherine Johnson: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story

Legends of the Stars

Legends of the Stars

Author: Stella Caldwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

For thousands of years, every culture on Earth has gazed up at the heavens in wonder and found pictures hiding amongst the stars. Legends of the Stars will take readers on a thrilling journey of discovery, bringing the rich tapestry of myths and legends that fills the night sky dramatically to life. Eye-catching illustrations are paired with awe-inspiring photographic recreations of scenes from both classic and lesser-known myths. Learn about the Greek tale of the boastful queen Cassiopeia who was placed in the sky as a punishment for her vanity; of the three hunters in Native American myth who pursued a great bear into the heavens; and of the Japanese legend of the Tanabata.

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System

Author: Maggie Aderin-Pocock Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

This mind-blowing book invites readers to join renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) on an epic journey through the Solar System - visiting planets, moons, asteroids and satellites, and travelling to places where no human has been before. Along the way, kids can discover how we could live on Mars, learn about the hunt for a mysterious super-Earth, have a snowball fight on Mercury, climb the tallest mountain in the Solar System and much, much more. From spotting solar flares on the Sun to exploring objects at the edge of the icy Oort Cloud, this fun, action-packed title leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned.

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal

Author: Nick Seluk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Oh hey! Guess what? Did you know that the Sun never stops working to keep things here on Earth working smoothly? This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun doesso much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. So why does the Sun get to be the centre of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! Includes pull-out solar system poster! Content includes: the solar system solar eclipse the equator the seasons the water cycle photosynthesis myths about the Sun

Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Author: Leila Rasheed Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Katherine Johnson: teacher, mathematician, trailblazer. Award-winning children's author, Leila Rasheed, explores the life of the inspirational NASA mathematician made famous by the film Hidden Voices - Katherine Johnson. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Stephen Hawking: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story

Journey to Mars

Journey to Mars

Author: David Hawksett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Take a journey to Mars, known as the Red Planet . Find out about the space race going on between countries to have the first humans to reach it. And learn all about the incredible technology behind how we know about this fascinating planet.

Beyond the Solar System

Beyond the Solar System

Author: David Hawksett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Take a journey far beyond our solar system's outer planets. Learn all about distant galaxies that are light years away. And find out about the incredible technology behind how we know about them.