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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!

In Focus Space

In Focus Space

Author: Elizabeth Jenner, Maggie Chiang, Emma Jayne, Jessica Ford Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Ten illustrators blast off into outer space to explore the mysteries of our solar system and the galaxies and stars beyond it. Learn about everything from the Big Bang to the Moon landing, find out what makes the day light and the night dark, and discover what it really takes to be an astronaut and what everyday life is like on the International Space Station. Open the super-size flaps and let your world expand...

A Robot Girl Ruined My Sleepover

A Robot Girl Ruined My Sleepover

Author: Rebecca Patterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Feeling lonely? Need a friend who thinks you're the best? And can help you with your school work? Well, look no further, Livewires Corporation's latest cyborg child friend model is for you. Make best friends with a cyborg kid today! It's 2099 and Lyla has a new friend, a robot girl! It's Clara 2.2's first day at school and Lyla has been chosen to be her buddy. Clara is perfect in every way and she makes Lyla feel special too. But when it comes to having fun, Lyla finds out that maybe her new friend isn't quite so perfect after all.

Mars Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet

Mars Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet

Author: DK Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids. The launch of Mars rovers by NASA, Europe, and China in 2020 will be the biggest science news of the year, and will reveal more about Mars than ever before. Get ahead with this amazing new book, which explores the evidence for past life on Mars, what's happening there now, and what it might look like to one day live on the red planet. Discover incredible space technology, learn how to spot the planet in the night sky throughout the year, and find out if YOU'VE got what it takes to join the teams travelling to Mars in the coming years. Children will adore this essential guide to the red planet. Incredible images and fun illustrations will ignite their imagination and give them a fascinating insight into what the future might hold...

Space Baby: Goodnight, Aliens!

Space Baby: Goodnight, Aliens!

Author: Pat-a-Cake Format: Board book Release Date: 02/04/2020

Perfect to share with babies, this board book follows three little aliens through their bedtime routine. With an exciting pop-out surprise! Goodnight, Aliens models a good bedtime routine for babies, following the alien family as they have some food, have a bath, share a book and snuggle up in bed. The bright artwork and sweet rhyming text make this a great bedtime story, and the pop-out surprise at the end will delight children. Simple text and lots of sounds to say make the book easy to use and encourage carer and child interaction. Also available: Out of this World , Zoom to the Moon, Blast Off!

Space Baby: Blast Off!

Space Baby: Blast Off!

Author: Pat-a-Cake Format: Board book Release Date: 02/04/2020

This first space book features fun astronaut friends to count and a mirror to make babies giggle. Blast Off! introduces counting to little ones! This board book set in space will delight young babies. With shiny foil on the cover and bright colours to capture and keep their attention, this book will be revisited time and time again. It will also be interesting to older toddlers. The mirror at the back will entrance babies, and reaching for the page helps with the development of their hand-eye coordination. Simple text and lots of sounds to make - whoosh! - make the book easy to use and encourages carer and child interaction. Also available: Out of this World, Zoom to the Moon!, Goodnight Aliens

Exploring Black Holes and Other Space Mysteries

Exploring Black Holes and Other Space Mysteries

Author: Tom Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

What happens when something goes into a black hole? This book explores some of the major ideas in cosmology, bringing quarks, preons, hypothetical subparticles, pulsars, galaxies, the Big Bang theory, dark energy and gravitational waves to life with accessible language and vivid full-colour artwork. The text includes fascinating fact boxes that add extra interest. Whether it's about Stephen Hawking or the James Webb telescope, even the most reluctant readers are sure to enjoy this book.

The Universe Began with a Bang Cool Space Facts

The Universe Began with a Bang Cool Space Facts

Author: Kimberly M. Hutmacher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Did you know the planet Uranus smells like farts? Discover other mind-blowing facts about space!

Space for Smart Kids A Little Scientist's Guide to Astronauts, Gravity, Rockets, and the Atmosphere

Space for Smart Kids A Little Scientist's Guide to Astronauts, Gravity, Rockets, and the Atmosphere

Author: Carlos Pazos Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2020

Discover the mysteries of science with Future Geniuses! Come along with Valentina, the astronaut, on this incredible journey to Mars and become a space genius! Up past the exosphere, thermosphere, and mesosphere, we will find outer space and learn the answers to some big questions. What is the ozone layer? What is gravity? What type of objects are sent into space? Which countries have successfully traveled into space before us? What are the parts of rockets called, and what does each part do? And, most importantly, how do we communicate with Earth while we're up there? And how do we get home when we're done? Future Geniuses is a collection that will help families spend a lot of time reading and learning together. Through simple text and fun illustrations, author and scientist Carlos Pazos makes the subjects of space and spaze travel approachable and easy to understand for even the smallest scientists.

Astronomy

Astronomy

Author: Emily Bone Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2020

How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.

What Do Black Holes Eat for Dinner?

What Do Black Holes Eat for Dinner?

Author: Katie Coppens, Grant Tremblay Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Space facts from an astrophysicist, brought down to earth by a middle school teacher-these are answers to kids' real, wacky, smart questions. Light, space, stars, galaxies, planets, and more, all explained with accuracy and humor, and accompanied by images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Rocketing into Space

Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Rocketing into Space

Author: Mark Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Imagine building a rocket and blasting off into space! But to really do that you'll need to apply a fair bit of science. This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand why gravity matters, and how to power a rocket and land safely back on Earth. Discover why rockets are rocket-shaped and what happens when you create a chemical reaction - and lots, lots more! This book is part of the Space Science series, which covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations. Space Science is the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing 'how', 'what', and 'why' facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily-available materials that won't break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson - a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter - who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System ... and beyond! For readers aged 9+ Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Space Science for Looking Into Space Science for Rocketing Into Space Science for Surviving in Space

Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Surviving in Space

Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Surviving in Space

Author: Mark Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Imagine living on an alien planet! But to really do that you'll need to apply a fair bit of science. This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand how force fields help us, why taking a shower is space is tricky and how tiny specs of space dust can be deadly. Discover why insulation is important and what would happen if you went out into space without a spacesuit - and lots, lots more! This book is part of the Space Science series, which covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations. Space Science is the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing 'how', 'what', and 'why' facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily available materials that won't break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson - a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter - who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System ... and beyond! For readers aged 9+ Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Space Science for Looking Into Space Science for Rocketing Into Space Science for Surviving in Space