Spring 2021


Discoveries from the Outer Reaches of Space

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

Journey far beyond our solar system and explore the marvels of interstellar space. A wonder-filled poem and spectacular illustrations bring readers across the observable universe to encounter dwarf planets, black holes, brand-new stars, and other incredible phenomena. Award-winning author Miranda Paul and illustrator Sija Hong present a fresh and fascinating journey to the outer reaches of outer space.

Format Your Price
On pre-order until 04/06/2021
On pre-order until 04/06/2021
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF042000, JNF051040, JNF051170
Dewey 520
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level W
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Reviewed, and eSource



“Hong’s digital artwork has an ethereal quality and flows from page to page . . . a beautiful introduction to primary units on space.”—Booklist

Author: Miranda Paul

Miranda Paul is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books for children, including One Plastic Bag and Boston Globe–Horn Book Honoree Nine Months Before a Baby Is Born. Miranda is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books and serves as its mentorship chair. Learn more at mirandapaul.com.

Illustrator: Sija Hong

Sija Hong is an award-winning Chinese illustrator who once dreamed of being an astronaut. As she created this book, she drew on all her love and passion for the universe. The scope of her work includes magazines, murals, games, and apps as well as books. Sija lives in New York City, and Beyond is her US debut. sijahong.com