The Solar SystemBook - 2001 | 1st ed.
Anecdotes, riddles, and question-and-answer format provide information on asteroids, solar eclipses, space exploration, each planet, and the stars.
Can you really catch a shooting star?
Why is our galaxy called "the Milky Way"?
Is Pluto just a comic-book character?
The solar system is a big place with lots of big questions still to be answered. But now you can get a glimpse at what scientists know -- without even having to leave the planet! Find out about asteroids, meteoroids, and craters. Learn how to safely watch a solar eclipse. Discover what makes each planet special and why Earth stands apart from the others.
Kenneth C. Davis dispels many myths about the vast beyond in Don't Know Much About® The Solar System. His question-and-answer format, accompanied by riddles and humorous illustrations, make learning about the solar system an out-of-this-world experience!