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- DescriptionWinner: 2016 ILA CBC Children's Choice List This is the updated edition of the first children's book ever launched into space and read aloud by astronauts from the International Space Station Come with Max as he takes off on his next exciting science adventure, this time joining astronauts on the first human mission to Mars. Equipped with a specially designed spacesuit, Max sniffs for signs of microscopic life. Will he find any? Read the exciting story to find out, and to learn how his trip to Mars helps his young friend Tori reflect on the beauty and fragility of our own planet Earth. Max Goes to Mars is more than just a fun story. Educationally designed Big Kid Boxes along the sides of the pages help children and parents learn about Mars as the adventure unfolds. This second edition is fully updated to incorporate the latest scientific discoveries about Mars.
- Author BiographyJeffrey Bennett is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System -- the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. He is the lead author of best-selling college textbooks in four distinct disciplines: astronomy, mathematics, statistics, and astrobiology. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Alan Okamoto is a children's book illustrator and a space artist who has done commissioned work for the Air Force, numerous aerospace corporations, and college textbooks. He lives in Lodi, California.
- Author(s)Jeffrey D. Bennett
- PublisherBig Kid Science
- Date of Publication01/04/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationBoulder, CO
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBig Kid Science
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight582 g
- Width279 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Illustrator(s)Alan Okamoto
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