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50 Things To Know About the International Space Station
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50 Things To Know About the International Space Station

By John A. Read

$19.95 Hardback
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Series: The Beginner's Guide to Space

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This book tells young readers everything they want to know about life in space. With a focus on international collaboration, it details how men and women in space celebrate the holidays, watch the latest movies, go to sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet and so much more. Featured astronauts include Canadians Chris Hadfield and Julie Payette — the only Canadian woman to visit the ISS.

Each page of this book is heavily illustrated with photos showing the space station and the astronauts in action. Short texts and cutlines engage readers and make this book fun to browse.

Author John Read has extensive experience as a space educator and as a bestselling author of books for young people on astronomy. In this book he provides an up-to-date account of the most exciting ongoing example of space exploration today

John A. Read is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, a member of the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and recently graduated with a degree in astrophysics from Saint Mary's University. In 2020 he was presented with an RASC award for Excellence in Science Communication and is currently co-hosting RASC's new series "Explore the Universe Online." He lives with his family in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 88 pages
Publication Date: 1st June 2021
ISBN: 9781459506688
Format: 8.5in x 8.5in
100+ colour illustrations

BISAC Code:  JNF051000, JNF051010, JNF061000
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 6


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