Glow A Family Guide to the Night Sky


A Family Guide to the Night Sky


Price: $22.99

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  • Publication Date: September 12, 2023
  • Imprint: Magic Cat
  • Trim Size: 10 x 12
  • ISBN: 9781419767807
  • Page Count: 64
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: North America

This lushly illustrated introduction to the wonders of the night sky invites young readers to explore stars, planets, and other celestial bodies and learn how to spot them

Get ready to explore the night sky! Observe the phases of the moon, navigate by the North Star, and peer into outer space from your own backyard. You’ll find out about:

The Moon
The Sun
Polaris and Ursa Minor
Orion’s Belt
Halley’s Comet
Alioth and Ursa Major
Sirius and Canis Major
Satellites, including the International Space Station and James Webb Space Telescope
Acrux and the Southern Cross
The Milky Way
. . . and more

You’ll also learn about some of the mythology and folklore associated with the night sky and uncover how humankind has its history woven into the constellations that light up our skies. With energetic, accessible text from NASA science writer Noelia González and stunning illustrations by Sara Boccaccini Meadows, this is a book the entire family will want to share.

About the author

Noelia González is a bilingual senior science writer at NASA, with an emphasis on science and the Hispanic scientists that contribute to NASA’s missions. She was born in Uruguay and lives in Maryland with her young family. Sara Boccaccini Meadows is a British-born illustrator based in Los Angeles. Her playful and illustrative work, created in watercolor, gouache, and ink pen and inspired by the great outdoors, has won her an audience of 225,000 followers on Instagram (@boccaccinimeadows). Her first book for children, Grow, was published by Magic Cat in 2022.

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