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Exploring the Night Sky Book

Item# ZHUD004
 
4.5

(15 Ratings)

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  • Great for any young astronomer
  • For grades 5-12
  • Paperback with 72 pages (8.25L x 8.25W inches)
  • 50 full-color illustrations and photos
  • Award-winning children's science book
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Aimed at novice star gazers anxious to expand their astronomical repertoire beyond the Big and Little Dippers, this is a superb introduction to astronomy that is clear, concise, beautifully illustrated, and very "user friendly" no matter what the child's age.

 

  • Grades 5 to 12 / Reading level: Ages 4-8
  • Originally published 1987
  • Paperback
  • 72 pages  8 1/4" x 8 1/4"
  • 50 full color illustrations & photos
  • New York Academy of Sciences Children's Science Book Award Winner

  • Supplier Sku:
    0-920656-66-8
    Shipping Restrictions:
    Only ships in contiguous USA.

    Dimensions & Specifications

    Brand

    Firefly

    Telescope Accessories Series

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    Exploring the Night Sky Book
     
    4.4

    (based on 15 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    79%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy (9)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (11)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes (10), No (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great Gift for kids

      I bought this book along with a beginner telescope for my granddaughters. They love the pictures and listen advidly when we read it to them.

      I bought this book along with a beginner telescope for my granddaughters. They love the pictures and listen advidly when we read it to them.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not Happy

      I thought I was buying s book for my grandson but when it arrived it is more like a phamphlet and the price was [$] a little to much for what I got.

      I thought I was buying s book for my grandson but when it arrived it is more like a phamphlet and the price was [$] a little to much for what I got.

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      2.0

      Over rated....

      By Rey

      from RIO RICO,AZ

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

            A children's book No No...Great info.. for an adult..
            Very disapointed... also priced to much..

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            easy to read and understand

            By Randy

            from ANTHONY,TX

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Bulky

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy

            Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

            no Issues with this product

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            christmas

            By David

            from ABILENE,TX

            Verified Buyer

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                  Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                  Gift

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Book

                  By Rosalind

                  from CHARLESTON,SC

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Astronomy

                    Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                    I bought this book for my Granddaughter for Christmas. It has quality color and good content for the beginner.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    beautiful photos

                    By Diane

                    from BIRCH RUN,MI

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Great Optics

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Astronomy

                      Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                      This is a gift for my grandson for Christmas so I'll have to wait and see after Christmas. I was very surprised at the fast shipping. DSWenn

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent Starter Book

                      By Anna Kelly

                      from MOUNTAIN BRK,AL

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Astronomy

                          Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                          The book is easy to understand and well-organized. Hayneedle delivered it quickly.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                           
                          5.0

                          great book

                          By Diane

                          from DEEP RIVER,CT

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

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                                Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                                can't wait for my grandson to pair this book w/ the telescope.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • Yes
                                 
                                2.0

                                Not Happy

                                By Sue

                                from Lakeside

                                Verified Buyer

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                                      Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                                      I thought I was buying s book for my grandson but when it arrived it is more like a phamphlet and the price was [$] a little to much for what I got.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • Yes
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      excellent service

                                      By Franny

                                      from Aristes, Pennsylvania

                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Good Padding
                                      • Great Optics
                                      • Strong Construction
                                      • Widely Compatible Adapter

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Astronomy

                                        Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                                        Excellent delivery service. Arrived on time.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes
                                         
                                        3.0

                                        Could have paid less

                                        By Globetrotter

                                        from Connecticut

                                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Good graphics

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Exploring the Night Sky Book:

                                            Very simplified discussion of night sky.[...]

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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