Discoveries from the Outer Reaches of Space
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.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Science|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, STEM, STEM: Space Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
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
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- Cybils Nominee
“[S]pectacular illustrations and awe-filled verse that portray and describe distant nebulae, black holes, exoplanets, and star clusters.”—The Horn Book Magazine
“Hong’s digital artwork has an ethereal quality and flows from page to page . . . a beautiful introduction to primary units on space.”—Booklist