This book in the popular Jump Into Science™ Series gives younger readers an introduction into basic astronomy with a close up look at stars and constellations and how they were used by people of the past. In it, readers discover what a star is made of and why they have different colors. They also discover what a constellation is and how these "patterns in the sky" were used by people of the past.
The book concludes with a simple hands-on activity demonstrating why some stars appear to be brighter then others in the night sky. This 32-page book makes an ideal gift for young star-gazers and space enthusiasts!
"A sure winner for future astronomers and their stargazing parents." —Kirkus Reviews