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Hands-On Academy: Space

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10 pages • 7 in x 7 in • Ideal for kids 2-5 years old

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For every little one on your list, a 3-D book about space you can touch and move—all on your own! Help your youngest loved ones leap into STEAM and stay curious about the cosmos forever.

Don't just read about space—make it move! In Hands-On Academy Space, little hands will literally make solar systems spin, moons eclipse, and universes expand with wheels, tabs, flaps, and more made from sturdy, durable artcard, all while learning the fundamentals of space exploration and the mysteries of the cosmos. Bold, colorful art and simple vocabulary round out this first-of-its-kind, fully interactive STEAM book! A perfect addition to preschool shelves and early-learning programs, and a fun way to inspire STEAM (and answer tough questions!) at a time when inquisitive minds are beginning to blossom. 

Topics covered include:

  • The solar system
  • The sun
  • The moon
  • The earth
  • The planets
  • Comets and asteroids
  • Galaxies
  • The universe
  • Human space exploration
  • What it's like in space

Part of the Hands-On Academy STEAM series, an exciting, interactive new way for young, budding minds (and hands!) to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. 

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  • David Miles

    David Miles is an award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of over 40 books, including ​The Side-by-Side Declaration of Independence, Book, The Interactive Constitution, Allegro, Unicorn and Horse, and other titles. He has worked as a designer, illustrator, and creative director, and he now runs Bushel & Peck Books with his wife, Stephanie. He's been named a CYBILS Award Finalist, Publishers Weekly Star Watch Nominee, Trvst Changemaker, New York Book Show Award Winner, and Bill Fisher Award Finalist, among other accolades. He lives in Fresno, California, with his family.

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