Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story

(Science, astronomy) “Eye-opening and page-turning!” - UP Author’s 2014 cover design award. A picture book introduction to the night sky—Bright Star, Night Star accompanies an American Indian child in finding constellations, stars, moons, and other heavenly bodies (ages 4 – 9, preschool to 4th grade). STEM book activities include finding constellations and distinguishing between planets and stars. Expose your child to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science; comes with rich illustrations to aid vocabulary comprehension by Spanish illustrator Luis F. Sanz (Why Juan Can’t Sleep: A Mystery?), ONLINE GLOSSARY, and characters of color. Part of Four Bedtime Stories for Wide Awake Children (on Amazon). Ideal for STEM / STEAM curriculum. About 400 words by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (The Bridge of the Golden Wood).

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30 pages, 8.5"x 8.5" perfect bound (hard or soft cover and ebook) science book, Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual series], worldwide rights © 2014) Easy, safe ordering with PayPal. Baker & Taylor, Brodart, EBSCO, Follett, Ingram, Mackin, Quality Books, Bn.com/NOOK, Kindle/Amazon.com, iTunes, and select retailers. LCCN: 2013913403, JNF051040, JUV011040, JUV036000, JUV010000, JUV020000, JUV054000, ISBN Hard: 978-0985398880, ISBN Soft: 978-0615856155 (ebook ISBN: 978-1310128097). Ships in 3-10 days, more for international). Leave a review/read e-book on iBooks,Kobo, Smashwords, Kindle/Amazon, Nook/bn.com.

Bright Star, Night Star - Astro brillante, astro de noche es un libro sobre las estrellas y la astronomía (para niños de 4 - 9). Este libro contiene actividades de búsqueda de estrellas, protagonistas Indios Americanos, y dibujos de colores vivos para ayudar con el vocabulario — la diversión y el aprendizaje para toda la familia. Ordene su ejemplar de este este libro o e-book (skyscape: vea dentro del libro en línea). 30 páginas, 8.5"x8.5", tapa dura o blanda, 400 palabras.

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Reviews

“[G]reat book. I loved the use of scientific language in the poetry. Those same words inspired me when I was young to learn more about science. It is a wonderfully imaginative and mysteriously fun picture of the universe that kids will be drawn into, as well as the adults. … wonderful bedtime (or any time) story. … wish I had written the book.” – Big Al, kid’s astronomy outreach

"Excellent illustrations with a subtle plot. This book will not only entertain, but will also lead to questions and more discussion about astronomy." - B. LeBaron

“A dreamlike approach ... with bits and pieces that make an overall enjoyable presentation of how space looks and seems in young, developing minds. It gives a subtle impression of both the comprehensive but also vastness of space. ... Great job.” - Author Brian Wilson

Fun, entertaining, educational “This is such a bright educational book with lessons especially for the preschooler. Fun to read and listen to.” - Author Patricia Potts

“Fantastic graphics, weaves a wonderful thread throughout using the constellations. One aspect of a good child's primer is stimulating or posing more questions than it answers; leading the child and parents to ... learn more about our universe, our earth, and our place in them.” – Mary Ann Marvil

“Enchanting depiction. The beauty and the wonder of the cosmos ... radiates with a deep admiration for the night sky that is sure to resonate with ... imaginations. ... The words are descriptive and elegant ... illustrations are rich ... all ages can appreciate this exceptional work of art.” – Ryan Michael

“Poetic style and use of words ... brought up terms that made me and my seven year old want to find out more! It was also fun to see the constellation shapes.” – Lisa Larson

“Cleverly written in prose and short poems ... an introductory level science book for elementary school readers. Illustrations were good ... excellent home and school library addition ... young readers will enjoy, (as well as teachers and parents) ... a way to introduce exploration of the galaxies.” – Sheryl

“Informational and fun. I am always looking for books that can help teach our son in creative ways. I found that this book does just that. Cleverly written, it uses astronomy vocabulary with engaging pictures. ... I loved it.” – Froglover

“Bright Star Night Star provides an introduction to astronomy vocabulary ... interesting facts about our universe for children. ... entertains at the same time. It should spark curiosity in kids to want to learn more about astronomy.” - Braveheart

“Fun book to read! My granddaughters loved finding the constellations throughout the book.” – Sheri Dalby

“Creative and imaginative. A colorful, creative introduction to astronomy for kids!” – Danny Brand

“Great book for young inquiring minds. I believe it will motivate some of the brightest minds to pursue science and astronomy. Check out the online secrets. ... interesting information for young and old.” – Wayne Brandolino

“Poetry/imagery ... The pictures were nice, as were the little factoids. I also really enjoyed seeing the constellations and learning the names.” – Topham Hatt

“Just what kids like to experience. Kids like rhyme and rhythm, and this book has both--not to mention a subject matter kids are discovering at ever younger ages. I really like the way Karl uses words. ... He is in touch with what children enjoy.” - Author David Christensen

“As a space geek, I enjoy reading any space book. The colorful illustrations, coupled with simple explanations make it a must read for young ones wanting to take a peek into our solar system. My daughter couldn't wait to read.” – Kimberly Joe

“Stellar work. Stunning illustrations and equally dazzling rhythm and sound make this a perfectly dreamy read out loud picture book. Human existence is as glorious as the expanse of the universe! A sure-to-be award winner!” – Carol Stump

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