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Professor Astro Cat's Solar System : Professor Astro Cat - Dominic Walliman

Professor Astro Cat's Solar System

By: Dominic Walliman, Ben Newman (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 1 November 2017

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Product Description
Young readers can discover the wonders of our solar system as they travel to each of the planets in turn, accompanied by interesting, easy to comprehend facts and modern, exciting visuals.

Welcome, planet explorers! Did you know that Venus is covered in volcanoes? Have you ever wondered why Mars is red? Well, you’re in luck! Professor Astro Cat and the gang are about to set off on a journey around our solar system – so buckle up and join the tour!
  • The first in a new spin-off series for younger children, part of Walliman and Newman's bestselling science series (now translated into 16 languages!)
  • Simple but fascinating facts will get young children excited about science.
  • Vibrant, retro illustrations and beautiful design.
About the Author

Dr. Dominic Walliman received a PhD in Quantum Device Physics in 2010. He has a long track record of teaching physics to students of all abilities at universities, schools and even festivals.

About the Illustrator

Ben Newman is known for his contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colours and playful characters. He has exhibited his work internationally and worked for a diverse range of clients including the Tate, Fantagraphics and Selfridges.
Industry Reviews
"This is a great book that introduces STEM topics in an age-appropriate way for young children! Broken down by planets, the sun, and asteroids/comets it doesn't overwhelm readers. Simple information that reads more like an oversized comic book, the pages practically turn themselves. Coupled with the unique illustration style of Newman, this is great for any classroom from Junior Kindergarten and above!"
--The Tiny Activist

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