Under the Stars
Lisa Harvey-Smith, Mel Matthews
Under the Stars: Bedtime Astrophysics transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a black hole and peer inside! Learn why Jupiter has stripes. When astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith isn’t looking skyward, she is answering the smart questions of school kids. Her engaging storytelling in this colourfully illustrated book brings the night sky to life, giving amazing new perspectives to young explorers who are always asking, ‘Why?’
Told through captivating stories, this illustrated book gives astounding new perspectives to inspire the next generation of astrophysicists!
Filled with beautiful illustrations by Mel Matthews, the book provides straightforward answers to the questions that kids (and adults) might have about space, covering everything from the big bang theory to what it would feel like to visit Mars.
CBCA Book of the Year longlist 2020
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Lisa Harvey-Smith is an award-winning astronomer and Professor at the University of New South Wales. In 2018 she was appointed as the Australian Government’s Ambassador for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).