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.
My four year old is very interested in astronomy. This book explains the basics about the Big and Small Dippers simply enough for him to understand. Read morePublished 23 months ago by D
There are lots of books for math and reading these days, but not that many for science. This series is well done--not too detailed, interesting for the kindergarten-plus age group.Published on January 14, 2012 by GrandmafromTX
As the other reviewers have stated, this book is excellent. It is chock full of information, has great illustrations, and caused us to rush outside and find everything ourselves. Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by suzanator
I liked this book. It is for my son who is five years old. He liked it too. It easily explains the big and little dipper and how to identify them in the sky. Read morePublished on August 1, 2010 by ChristinaW