Space books for kids – a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about the planets, dwarf planets and other fascinating objects in the Solar System.
This planet book for kids mixes facts, stunning photos and even Videos to encourage and bolster independent reading.
This book provides fact after fact for information hungry children to tell family and friends, and even has an accompanying webpage with video clips giving a visual insight into the Solar System.
The video links mean children come back again and again, naturally developing their reading and learning skills (early kindle models don’t support video but the safe website link is given).
Fascinating Facts Include…
The word ‘planet’ comes from the Greek word ‘planetes’, which means ‘wandering star’.
The Solar System is only a small part of the spiral Milky Way galaxy. In fact, it is located on a small portion of just one minor arm of the galaxy called the Orion Arm.
More than 619,000 minor planets have been discovered in the Solar System.
The Sun accounts for more than 99% of the mass of the Solar System, about 300,000 times the mass of Earth.
Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System. It also has the strongest magnetic field and the fastest rotation period, which means it spins faster than any other planet.
About the Author
IP Factly is the happy father of 7 and 9 year old boys. Their search for animal facts and videos inspired the IP Factly series of books and its accompanying website.
He has previously spent a number of years writing and researching questions for the UK’s ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ quiz machine and loves questions as much as he loves answers.
Hopefully you’ll enjoy reading his books as much as he enjoyed writing and researching them.