Read What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky Online Free - A richly illustrated guide to the myths, histories, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, comets, the northern lights, and more.
Combining art, mythology, and science, What We See in the Stars gives readers a tour of the night sky through more than 100 magical pieces of original art, all accompanied by text that weaves related legends and lore with scientific facts. This beautifully packaged book covers the night sky's most brilliant features--such as the constellations, the moon, the bright stars, and the visible planets--as well as less familiar celestial phenomena like the outer planets, nebulae, and deep space. Adults seeking to recapture the magic of youthful stargazing, younger readers interested in learning about natural history and outer space, and those who appreciate beautiful, hand-painted art will all delight in this charming book.
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September 30, 2017
We took a family trip to a planetarium last year. The boy child swears that I liked it the most of anyone in the family. (I totally did) But it did give us the 'want to know more' when it comes to looking up at the stars. I snatched up this book when given a chance.
It has images of the constellat...
September 28, 2017
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May 07, 2017
Do you remember looking up at the stars as a kid, being told that is Orion's Belt, Casiopea's Chair or that is the Big Dipper, and all you could see were stars, not the picture the names suggested. And when you looked at reference books, they weren't much better help.
This book is for the kid in u...
September 19, 2017
First up: The illustrations in this are gorgeous. The short paint strokes and the various shades of blue really capture the depth of space. I can only imagine how awesome they will look on the printed page, especially if glossy ink/paper is used.
Overall, the information presented in th...
October 07, 2017
Oseid’s work is comprehensive in scope, but simple in format. In her introduction to the constellations, she provides a general overview of constellations and their relation to humans throughout history. For instance, most of the constellations’ names are mythologically based because Ptolemy (the...
September 25, 2017
This is a really very good book, taking a lot of space science and stargazing, and presenting it in a very artistic way I would not have expected to enjoy as much as I did. Its focus is also very different to so many other books – for while it does define planets, meteors and so on for us, its bu...
October 06, 2017
“What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky“ is a very enjoyable book for adults and kids alike that will take you on a journey across the night sky. It introduces the reader to the constellations, milky way, our solar system and other celestial phenomena with clear explanatio...
October 13, 2017
I think this lovely book would make an excellent gift and I can imagine a wide range of people enjoying it from grade-schoolers up to adults. I love the beautiful illustrations and the way the constellations we would see in the sky is super-imposed on a painting of that figure to help the imagina...
October 17, 2017
Kelsey Oseid (Author Bio)
absolutely delights with this amazing and beautiful book on the world above us. I especially loved reading about my horoscope, Libra! I've always know what the constellation looked like, but the little back story on each and every constellation was a really nice touch. I...
October 12, 2017
I received this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
I am in lovvveeeeee with this book! It's so easy to read and Kelsey Oseid really does a fantastic job of describing in interesting detail everything that exist in the Universe. From the Constellations, to our galaxy, to the Sun a...