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Professor Astro Cat's Solar System

By Dominic Walliman
Illustrated by Ben Newman

Young readers can discover the wonders of our solar system as they travel to each of the planets in turn, accompanied by interesting, easy to comprehend facts and modern, exciting visuals.

Welcome, planet explorers! Did you know that Venus is covered in volcanoes? Have you ever wondered why Mars is red? Well, you’re in luck! Professor Astro Cat and the gang are about to set off on a journey around our solar system – so buckle up and join the tour!

  • The first in a new spin-off series for younger children, part of Walliman and Newman's bestselling science series (now translated into 16 languages!)
  • Simple but fascinating facts will get young children excited about science.
  • Vibrant, retro illustrations and beautiful design.

About the author

Dr. Dominic Walliman received a PhD in Quantum Device Physics from Birmingham University in 2010 where he spent several years teaching physics to Undergraduates, and previously obtained a Physics BSc and an MSc in Computer Science. He has also spread the joys of physics to the wider world taking part in a series of talks in schools and demonstrations at festivals as well as tutoring A-Level physics students. His day job is spent programming Quantum Computers. Cool huh?

About the illustrator

Ben Newman is an award winning illustrator (Royal Television Society Award for Best Branding and opening credits sequence). Over the years he has racked up an impressive list of clients including Penguin, the BBC, IBM, Lacoste, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the New York Times, amongst many others. He is a long standing contributor to Nobrow and the author of two books, The Bento Bestiary and Ouroboros under the same imprint.

ISBN: 9781911171379
Imprint: Flying Eye Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2017
Dimensions: 240 x 240mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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