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Astronomy for Young and Old: A Beginner's Guide to the Visible Sky

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Astronomy For Young and Old: A Beginner’s Guide to the Night Sky is a lovely little introduction to astronomy for any child, whether or not they have a telescope.

It explains the visible constellations and then explores the sun, moon, planets, comets and meteorites. It includes color illustrations and diagrams at every stage to help children relate what they are reading to what they can see in the day and night sky


  • Astronomy For Young and Old: A Beginner’s Guide to the Night Sky
  • Written by Math & Physics Educator Walter Kraul 
  • Publisher: Floris Books, Scotland; May 15, 2014 
  • Ages 8 -14 years
  • Part of the book (Constellations) is a good resource for Grade 6 Astronomy and the other half (planets) is a good resource for Grade 7 for Waldorf students or Waldorf Homeschool Inspired Programs 
  • 0.6" H x 8.9" L x 8.3" W, 164 pages
  • Softcover
  • Nonfiction Book for Kids