Mercury

# Read * Mercury by Seymour Simon ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Mercury Mercury another kids book Another kids book. Big type so little is said. Some of pictures are good but very little detailed reference info for anyone above the very basic beginners astronomy level. Would be a good book for parents to read to their young grade school kids but thats about it. No real meat and potatoes of detailed information. Please Simon can you write a book for grownups wanting reference info on Mercury. Also the newest info about the far side of the planet is not there as book

Mercury

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Rating : 4.88 (509 Votes)
Asin : 0688105440
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 24 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-03-18
Language : English

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Mercury another kids book Another kids book. Big type so little is said. Some of pictures are good but very little detailed reference info for anyone above the very basic beginners astronomy level. Would be a good book for parents to read to their young grade school kids but that's about it. No real meat and potatoes of detailed information. Please Simon can you write a book for grownups wanting reference info on Mercury. Also the newest info about the far side of the planet is not there as book was published before the latest flyby. Have not read a really good science book by Seymore Sim

Impressive NASA photographs willtake you to a cratered world where days hot enough to melt lead and nightsat 300 degrees below zero last for almost three months.. People have followed Mercury's path through twilit skies since ancient times,but only since Mariner 10 flew by in 1974 have we begun to unravel themysteries of the sun's closest neighbor

His many award-winning books include Icebergs and Glaciers, a New York Academy of Sciences Children's Book Award winner, as well as Storms, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Mountains, and many books about the solar system. He lives in Great Neck, New York.. Seymour Simon is the author of over one hundred science books for children. Simon is the recipient of the Wash

However, the visual drama of Simon's books is hard to match.- Margaret L. The large, nearly square format and striking use of white type on black pages help to maintain the visual excitement of the earlier titles. Chatham, formerly of The Smithtown Library, NYCopyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. Dennis Fradin's Mercury (1990) and Venus (1989, both Childrens) offer more detailed information for young readers, as do Isaac Asimov's Mercury: The Quick Planet (1989) and Venus: A Shrouded Mystery (1990, both Gareth Stevens) for older students. In Mercury , the black-and-white photos taken by Mariner 10 in 1974 and 1975 are supplemented by a color photo of the planet in the evening sky, an artist's rendition of Mercury's surface, and colorful diagrams of the planet's revolution and rotation--although no mention is made of how its orbital eccentricity affects them. Both texts offer clear, straightforward introductions to the planets. From School