A visual and informative guide to our solar system with the most recent photographs from NASA and ESA, in the DK Eyewitness Books format.
Blast off into space and be an eyewitness to our solar system in DK Eyewitness Books: Planets.
From Mercury to Neptune and beyond, get an up-close view of the the rocky planets, gas giants, dwarf planets, moons, stars, asteroids, and more. See amazing up-to-date photographs from NASA probes, and learn hundreds of amazing facts. What is a planet? How many rings does Saturn have? Could people live on other planets? Find out and explore in DK Eyewitness Books: Planets.
DK Eyewitness Books: Planets takes kids as close as they can get to the other worlds of our solar system.
Series Overview: Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.
Past praise for the DK Eyewitness Books series:
"The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children." - Newsweek
"A mini museum between the covers of a book." - The New York Times
"These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers." - School Library Journal
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