Spring 2020

The Big Bang Book

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don’t—in a compelling, accessible way.

Moving out into the farthest reaches of space, then back home on Earth again, this is a picture book Carl Sagan would love, introducing the wonder of our pale blue dot to the youngest readers.

Format Your Price
978-1-939547-64-4
$14.24
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Subject Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-04-07
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051170, JNF051140, JNF051040
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.75
Lexile 500
Features Author/Illustrator note, Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Reviews

School Library Journal

“In a crowded field of Earth-origin and evolution stories for children, this is well worth a look. . . . it will awaken young readers’ curiosity.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“A stately recap drawing on current physics and astronomy and appropriately cognizant of their limitations.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Asa Stahl

Asa Stahl is a PhD student in Astrophysics at Rice University. His research seeks to answer just how rare is a planet like Earth and how did we get here?

Illustrator: Carly Allen-Fletcher

Carly Allen-Fletcher is an author-illustrator based in England. Her previous books focused on animal and environmental diversity. The Big Bang Book broadened her perspective to be truly out of this world.

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The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don’t—in a compelling, accessible way. Moving out into the farthest reaches of space, then back home on… View available downloads →