'Easily understood, but still jam-packed with facts' - The Independent; 'No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set' - The Bookseller; 'An excellent series. Carefully designed to appeal to early readers, the books have accessible vocabulary and easy reading text, clear pictures, a contents page, index and glossary - all excellent for helping children to learn to use books for research' - Parents in Touch; 'I can't praise Usborne enough for introducing [internet links] to many of their non-fiction books as it really helps children retain information' - Adventures in Home Schooling; 'The Usborne Beginners series is a beautiful fit for newly independent readers' - Rhino Reads; 'This is suitable for children in KS1/5yr+ but my inquisitive 4 year old son has enjoyed going through the book and listening to it as much as his 6 year old sister' - Him, Me and Three
What is the Sun made of? How did astronauts get to the Moon and what did they find there? For children beginning to read on their own, this book is an exciting introduction to space with easy-to-read text written with the help of a reading expert and vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page. Includes internet links to carefully selected websites with video clips and activities.