Astronomy for Young and Old

A Beginner's Guide to the Visible Sky

By Walter Kraul

Translator: Christian Maclean

Illustrator: Dazze Kamerl

Format: Paperback

A perfect introduction to astronomy for people of any age, whether or not they have a telescope.

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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Astronomy, especially naked-eye astronomy, is a wonderful way for children and young people to engage with the world and universe around them. Many children quickly become fascinated with stars, planets and comets, learning skills that also help them develop generally.


This book is a perfect 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. Colour illustrations and diagrams at every stage help children relate what they are reading to what they can see in the sky.


Suitable for budding astronomers in both the northern and southern hemispheres, and in polar, temperate or tropical latitudes (i.e., everywhere), this is an ideal introduction the wonders of stargazing.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 20 Mar 2014
ISBN 9781782500469
Number of Pages 168

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