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Apr 01 2020

Mars by Shauna Edson and Giles Sparrow

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Illus. by Mark Ruffle. Dorling Kindersley, 2020. ISBN: 9780241409589. 80pp.
(Age: 9+) Recommended for Science-interested readers. Mars is always interesting. As our closet planetary neighbour, it is worth knowing a little more. This book covers all the important detail about the planet and human exploration of this part of our Solar System. With a section about what we now know as the result of relatively recent visits to Mars, and also detail about what visiting Mars might be like in the future, this is a comprehensive look at the Red Planet.
Because this is a Dorling Kindersley book, it can be relied on for presenting the information in language for young readers that is easily comprehensible. The illustrations include photographs and modern graphic representations in clear formatting that is visually appealing. STEM and astronomy interested young readers will enjoy this journey beyond our own planet. Themes: Mars; Space travel; Astronomy.
Carolyn Hull

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