Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where you can read "Seymour Science Blog" and download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Many of Seymour's award-winning books are also available as ebooks.
My 8 year old who is fascinated with space LOVED this, even the 5 year old likes it as it has tons of pictures and facts. Read morePublished 9 months ago by G
Very helpful book and is well used in the Montessori school programPublished 10 months ago by McClure
Great Book with decent information, my 8 year old kid loved it. Do recommend to all my friends. Pictures are awesome.Published on June 2, 2013 by chalapathi rao
I had learned some new information about the solar system. I had fun reading this solar system book. Really fun!Published on April 18, 2013 by Michael C Aragon