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 Earth again, this is a picture book Carl Sagan would love, introducing the wonder of our pale blue dot to the youngest readers.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Science|
|Number of Pages||32|
- 2021 Sakura Medal Longlist
“Suffused with awe, astrophysicist Stahl’s well-chosen words, tightly paired with Allen-Fletcher’s jewel-toned galactic pictures, aim to capture something of the mind-blowing scope of the big bang.”—Publishers Weekly
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
“A stately recap drawing on current physics and astronomy and appropriately cognizant of their limitations.”—Kirkus Reviews
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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 →