Franklyn M. Branley is one of the co-founders of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to 150 popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages. He is Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium.
Dr. Branley lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
True Kelley has illustrated many favorite books for children in her fun-filled watercolor style, including several in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She and the author previously collaborated on What Makes a Magnet? and What the Moon is Like?
True Kelley lives in Warner, New Hampshire.
I wanted scientific content explained on a basic level he could understand and read for himself.
All of the books in the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science series have been a valuable tool in teaching and entertaining in my home.
With the book's simple structure, I know it won't be too long before he is able to read it to himself, also.
I love all of the Let's Read and Find out Science books. They're colorful, age appropriate and heavy on the facts.Published 3 months ago by Peace and Blessings
The words in the book are rather small compared to the details presented.... It's fun to read about but this is probably a book to read to someone rather than read to self.Published 5 months ago by Gayle Lai
Very educational and could easily be adaptable to all ages...
Grandson loves playing with paper clips..introduced him to the magnet to help in picking them up.
Only one experiment to make a compass using a needle and a piece of foam. Hardly worth it. The reading level is about right. So, there's a positive.Published 8 months ago by A. Smith
I read through this and thought it simple to understand for a child ofd the right age. It is for age 5+. Read morePublished 8 months ago by susan Reuter
I was under the impression this book came with a magnet. I was mistaken. It is still a good book but I'm not going to give it to my son until I actually have a magnet to give with... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Graphex
The Let's Read and Find Out series has been a big hit in our family. They are very well done for young children, full of information and good pictures without being detailed beyond... Read morePublished 9 months ago by History Major