Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide To The 88 Constellations
8" x 9"
216 pages 204 illustrations
A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the constellations
This artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognized constellations. Each cluster of stars is featured alongside the "story" (mythological or historical) behind its naming, tips on how to find it, what times of year it is visible, and key stars and asterisms within its grouping. Complete with star maps and a glossary, this keepsake volume of visual reference and beauty is perfect for inquisitive young stargazers. Colors are brighter than they appear - printed in pure Pantones. Book jacket features foil stamping and laser-cut pinholes.
Ages 7- 10yrs, but honestly, adults too.
About the author:
Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director and designer. She was the Design Director for Children's Publishing at Chronicle Books and taught at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts. Among her books are the In My Nest series for Chronicle, and Alpha, Bravo, Charlie with Phaidon. She lives in British Columbia, Canada.