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.
Very helpful book and is well used in the Montessori school programPublished 1 month 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 16 months ago by chalapathi rao
I had learned some new information about the solar system. I had fun reading this solar system book. Really fun!Published 17 months ago by Michael C Aragon
We have this whole series, beautiful pictures, and very informative. A good grow with me book, also good for reports, and projects.Published 19 months ago by M. C.
I ordered this for a six year old and it is way to advanced for him. I thought by the description that it would have more pictures and be more to his age. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Marie Blandford
This is a great book the pictures are wonderful my 6 yr old son loves it. It was one of his favorite giftsPublished 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
My four year old son absolutely loves Seymour Simon's books and this one is no exception! There are great pictures and the amount of detail about the subject is just right. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by Krista