Max viaja a la estación espacial
Max viaja a la estación espacial

Max viaja a la estación espacial

Una aventura de ciencias con el perro Max

By Jeffrey Bennett, Illustrated by Michael Carroll

7-9

Science Adventures with Max the Dog series

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 11 x 11

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, Fixed Layout EPUB, Fixed Layout KF8, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $15.00)

Publication Date: November 2013

ISBN 9781937548322

Rights: WOR

Big Kid Science (Nov 2013)

Price: $15.00
 
 

Overview

The long-awaited prequel to the books in the Science Adventures with Max the Dog series, this installment follows Max on his trip to the International Space Station where he shares in the adventures of astronaut life and helps save everyone from a potential disaster along the way. The book teaches children to see themselves and the planet in a new light and encourages readers to discover how they can help make the world a better place. Accompanying the story of how Max saves the day are numerous "Big Kid Box" sidebars that offer science facts and other pieces of fascinating information. Grown-ups and kids learn about science together with this fun and educational picture book.La tan esperada historia previa a las de los libros en la colección Science Adventures with Max the Dog, esta entrega sigue a Max en su viaje a la estación espacial internacional donde participa en las aventuras de la vida astronáutica y rescata sobre la marcha a toda la gente de un desastre potencial. El libro les enseña a los niños a verse a sí mismos y a ver el planeta desde una nueva perspectiva y anima a los lectores a descubrir cómo pueden ayudar a hacer del mundo un lugar mejor. Numerosas notas de recuadro que ofrecen hechos científicos y otra información fascinante acompañan la historia de cómo Max salva la situación. Adultos y niños aprenden juntos sobre la ciencia con este libro ilustrado divertido y educativo.

Reviews

"A book that can be enjoyed by children and adults and is scientifically accurate besides is a rare treasure indeed."  —Astronomy Education Review on Max Goes to the Moon

"Introduces elementary students to the wonders of space and space travel. . . . A perfect springboard for many classroom discussions, experiments, and lessons."  —National Science Teachers Association Recommends on Max Goes to the Moon

Author Biography

Jeffrey Bennett is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System—the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. He is the lead author of bestselling college textbooks in four distinct disciplines: astronomy, mathematics, statistics, and astrobiology, as well as the critically acclaimed books for the general public Beyond UFOs and Math for Life. He is also the author of children's books, including those in the Science Adventures with Max the Dog series and El mago que salvo el mundo. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Michael Carroll is a renowned space artist, a fellow of the International Association of Astronomical Artists, and a recipient of the Lucien Rudaux award for lifetime achievement in the astronomical arts. His work has been featured at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Air and Space Museum; in National Geographic, Smithsonian magazine, and Time magazine; and on NOVA. He is the illustrator of Max Goes to Jupiter. He lives in Littleton, Colorado.