Written by Franklyn Branley
Read and find out about the planets in our solar system in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
Where is it partly cloudy and 860°F? Venus! Full of interesting facts about the eight planets in our solar system, including our very own Earth, this bestselling book also features photographs from Voyager and other space explorers.
This classic picture book is a fascinating exploration of space written by the former chairman of the American Museum of Natural History–Hayden Planetarium Franklyn M. Branley and illustrated by Kevin O'Malley. It features a find out more section with instructions for making your own solar system mobile and web research prompts about how to track the moon. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Jurrie van der Woude of NASA.
The Planets in Our Solar System
Very Good: Possible minor wear and tear on cover, pages, and/or spine; may include name, stamp, or label on inside cover (no writing within text itself)