Professor Wooford McPaw's History of Astronomy (Hardcover)

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Take your youngsters on a voyage across the universe and ignite their passion for exploring the night sky in this fascinating and imaginative guide to astronomy for kids ages 6 to 10.

"This is a comprehensive overview of astronomy that is a strong purchase for all nonfiction collections. Readers will spend many hours poring over the pages and expanding their understanding of the mysteries of the universe". -- School Library Journal

''Fun and interesting with a good balance of text and bright cartoon-style illustrations, this is a fantastic introduction to astronomy that supports science and technology''. -- Armadillo Children's Magazine

''A smashing children's book. Not only did I enjoy reading it, I learnt new things too. What could be better than that?'' -- Linda's Book Bag

''The illustrations are bold and colourful, easy to interpret and fun to look at. I hope Professor McPaw has more expertise to share in future books '' -- My Shelves Are Full

This second book in the Wooford McPaw series takes on the subject of the cosmos and everything within it. In his distinctively humorous, somewhat subversive tone, Elliot Kruszynski (in the guise of the Prof) looks at how our understanding of our place within the universe has evolved from the days of Ancient Greece, to the discoveries of Copernicus and Gallileo, through to Newton and then to Einstein and Hawking. In and amongst these stories, we find out about how the universe may have been formed, the birth and death of stars, different types of galaxies, our own solar system and the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy.

Kruszynski's comprehensive but easily understood texts are brought to life in comic-style panels with plenty of dialogue and discussion bringing the subject alive, and providing a refreshing new take on a subject matter that never ceases to boggle the mind

About the Author

Elliot Kruszynski is an East-London based illustrator whose previous books include Special Delivery (Cicada, 2020) and Wiggle, Wash, Walk (Walker Books, 2020).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800660236
ISBN-10: 1800660235
Publisher: Cicada Books
Publication Date: October 4th, 2022
Pages: 48
Language: English
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