What are constellations? Where did they get their names? What is a falling star? What and where is the zodiac? Is the North Star the brightest star in the sky? Up-to-date answers to these and other questions can be found in this illustrated book about the stars.Our Constellations and their Stars introduces youngsters to the wonders of astronomy by exploring the very stars they see in the night sky. Learning about them will occur naturally as they examine photographs and drawings, compare facts and follow the explanatory text. There are even star charts to aid in finding and observing every constellation in the sky.
Hardcover wth dust jacket. Full color, heavily illustrated, 36 pages. Suitable for... Ages 8 through 13, Grades 4 through 7.