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Astronaut - Aquanaut

Astronaut - Aquanaut (Hardback)

By Geographic Kids, National
With Swanson, Jennifer
Foreword by Sullivan, Kathryn

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The differences and similarities between the deep ocean and outer space.

ISBN 9781426328671
Barcode 9781426328671
Published 11 March 2019 by National Geographic Kids
Format Hardback
Series Science & Nature
In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781426328671
ISBN-10 1426328672
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher National Geographic Kids
Imprint National Geographic Kids
Publication Date 11 March 2019
International Publication Date 9 January 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Geographic Kids, National
With Swanson, Jennifer
Foreword by Sullivan, Kathryn
Series Science & Nature
Category Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
Space Science & Technology
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 254mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Underwater exploration - Juvenile literature, Outer space - Juvenile literature - Exploration, Astronauts, Deep diving - Equipment and supplies
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 627.72
Catalogue Code 911239

Description of this Book

Journey from the deepest trenches in the oceans to the farthest humans have ventured into space and learn what it takes to explore the extremes. You might just be surprised by how similar the domains of ASTRONAUTS and AQUANAUTS really are. Space and the Ocean. If you don't think they go together, think again! Both deep sea and space explorers have to worry about pressure, temperature, climate, and most importantly, how to survive in a remote and hostile environment. Join us on an amazing journey as we go up in space with astronauts and dive deep down in the ocean with aquanauts to explore the far-off places of our planet and the solar system. With a strong tie into STEM topics, like making connections, making comparisons, and recognizing patterns across content areas, readers will discover the amazing science and incredible innovations that allow humans (and sometimes only machines) to survive in these harsh environments.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review My son loves these books. We started reading National Geographic Kids books when he was about six (he's nine now) and I can honestly say that these books have been instrumental in teaching him to read. - Consumer My kids love these books. Super fun and interesting. - Consumer
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.

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