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The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out) [Paperback]

By Franklyn M. Branley (Author) & Edward Miller (Illustrator)
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Enhanced with bold illustrations, this book offers a comprehensive look at this powerful star through a review of its temperature, the travel time of its light, the diverse purposes it serves, and more. Simultaneous.

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The sun brings heat, warmth, and energy to the Earth. What is the sun made of? How big is it? How far away? Read and find out

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out) by Franklyn M. Branley & Edward Miller has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 270
  • School Library Journal - 07/01/2002 page 104
  • Booklist - 07/01/2002 page 1851
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2002 page 420
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2003 page 15
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 420
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 200

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Collins
Pages   25
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.08" Width: 9.82" Height: 0.13"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 7, 2002
Publisher   HarperTrophy
Age  5-9
ISBN  0064452026  
ISBN13  9780064452021  
UPC  046594004956  

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Astronomy & Space > Astronomy
3Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Earth Sciences > Nonfiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8

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Short and shallow  Feb 24, 2010
I'm a big fan for the series (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out) and so far I had bought 40-50 books so I'm really surprised when I got this book. I'm truly disappointed as this book is by far the shortest of all (only 19 pages of story instead of the usual 26-28 pages). On top of that, the fonts are huge so it "fills up" the page without providing any significant material. The add insult to the injury, the text is only every other page, so you have this double-page spread of picture with very little text (feels like a picture book instead of Level 2 of this series).

I finished reading the book for my kids in 2 minutes. Usually it's about 8-15 minutes, with few titles are up to 20 min. Very unhappy with this book.

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