Bring outer space into your very own home! WithYour Bedroom is a Solar System!, kids can transform an ordinary room into an out-of-this-world experience with reusable, wall-safe (and BPA-free!), glow-in-the-dark stickers of the sun, planets, moon, and stars!
Space. It is a subject that has captivated imaginations since the dawn of time, spawning science-fiction tales of alien invasions, catastrophic meteorites, and planet exploration.Your Bedroom is a Solar System!taps into that timeless wonder for everyone from star-gazing kids to real-life astronauts. Within this keepsake-worthy hardcover book you will find more than 50 reusable (and BPA-free) glow-in-the-dark stickers of the sun, moon, planets, and stars in our solar system, as well as illustrations of asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other fascinating parts of the universe such as constellations! Plus,Your Bedroom is a Solar System!is jam-packed with information that every aspiring astronaut needs such as:
Space is completely silent
Many of Uranus's moons are named after the characters in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Before meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere, they are called meteoroids
The tides are created by the Sun and Moon's gravitational pulls
Only 5% of the Universe is visible from Earth
The closest galaxy to our Milky Way Galaxy is the Andromeda Galaxy...and it's 2.5 million light years away
And much, much more! Discover everything you need to know about worlds beyond Earth, from dwarf planets to black holes to supernovas and more!
Kids' book author Hannah Sheldon-Dean guides readers through this solar system and beyond, with scientific fun facts and easy-to-follow directions for stickering your bedroom to look just like the universe at night! Get ready in 3...2...1...blastoff!
About the Contributor(s):
Hannah Sheldon-Dean is a writer, editor, and educator specializing in publications for children and young adults. She has written several activity books, nonfiction titles, and gift books with Penguin Young Readers and Whalen Book Works, and she writes and edits fiction, nonfiction, and educational materials for a variety of outlets. She is also a staff writer and editor at the Child Mind Institute and a volunteer mentor with Girls Write Now in New York City. Hannah received a Master’s of Social Work from New York University and a BA in Literary Arts and Education Policy from Brown University, and she loves to work on projects that fall at the intersection of those fields. She lives in Brooklyn but grew up in Vermont, so you might see her wandering the city in search of pine trees, mourning doves, caterpillars, or whatever other bits of nature she can find. She also loves singing with her choir, baking bread, and dreaming about the animal sanctuary she’ll open someday. Find her at www.hannahsheldon-dean.com.
Dimensions:12.03(h) x 10.74(w) x 0.43(d) inches
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