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Super space encyclopedia / author, Clive Gifford ; Smithsonian consultant, Shauna Edson ; general consultant, Dr. Jacqueline Mitton.

Gifford, Clive, (author.). Edson, Shauna, (consultant.). Mitton, Jacqueline, (consultant.). Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., (publisher.). Smithsonian Institution, (contributor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J 629 GIF (Text) 33500013084322 New Available -
Fertile Public Library J 629 GIF (Text) 33500013084330 New Checked out 02/18/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465481719
  • ISBN: 1465481710
  • Physical Description: 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: DK Smithsonian.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The universe -- Inner solar system -- Outer solar system -- Stars and exoplanets -- Galaxies -- Space exploration -- People in space. -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Bursting with fascinating facts and the latest breathtaking images, this space book for children brings the wonders of the Solar System to life. Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus -- all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars -- a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Find out many more fascinating "super" facts about the cosmos with Super Space Encyclopedia. Based on recent research and discoveries, Super Space Encyclopedia showcases everything you need to know about the Universe -- from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies and planets as well as the technology used to explore it unimaginable depths. Fabulous cutaway artworks help to reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and spacecraft.
Target Audience Note:
Age 9-11
Grade 4-6
Author Notes

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK&;s extensive children&;s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

Subject: Outer space > Juvenile literature.
Solar system > Juvenile literature.
Outer space > Exploration > Juvenile literature.
Outer space.
Solar system.
Outer space > Exploration.

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