Can You Get Rainbows in Space?: A Colourful Compendium of Space and Science

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Can You Get Rainbows in Space?: A Colourful Compendium of Space and Science

Can You Get Rainbows in Space?: A Colourful Compendium of Space and Science

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We use Google Analytics to see what pages are most visited, and where in the world visitors are visiting from. Designed to get young scientists excited about outer space as well as the Earth they live on, this vibrant book packed with exquisite illustrations will draw in readers from as young as 7, but adults alike are sure to find themselves wowed by some fascinating facts.

Dr Sheila Kanani MBE is a British astronomer and is the Education, Outreach and Diversity Officer at the Royal Astronomical Society and is dedicated to improving the representation of girls and women in physics. A feast for the eyes as well as the mind, I would highly recommend this engaging text for bookshelves in every school library.Join our community to get personalised book suggestions, extracts straight to your inbox, 10% off RRPs, and to change children’s lives.

Established in 2004, CI's mission is to simplify the process of sourcing artists by offering commissioners a highly comprehensive and inspirational directory of portfolios.We honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuous connection to Country, waters, skies and communities.

Our list includes some of the world’s favourite authors, illustrators and licensed brands, such as Eric Carle, Helen Oxenbury, Nadia Shireen, The Snowman, Doctor Who, Roald Dahl, Tom Fletcher, Jeff Kinney, Rick Riordan, Robin Stevens, and Jacqueline Wilson to name but a few. Keep reading to discover why leaves change colour in the autumn, why your veins look blue but your blood is red, and why the language we use shapes the colours we see . The facts are both fun and informative and illustrations by Liz Kay take the reader right through a vibrant colour palette and are so visually stimulating for a young reader.

Each section is based on a colour of the rainbow (plus some added extras ‘beyond the rainbow’ such as black, white and fluorescent colours) and, after an introduction to that colour, asks five colour-based questions. Sheila enjoys walking on her local beach with her family of boys, playing sports, gazing at the stars, reading and eating (preferably reading whilst eating! It continues beyond the rainbow too with infrared and ultraviolet light, luminesce and fluorescence, those parts of the spectrum that are invisible to the human eye.

Keep reading to discover why leaves change colour in the autumn, why your veins look blue but your blood is red, and why the language we use shapes the colours we see….

Oeddech chi’n gwybod bod gan hipopotamysau chwys coch, bod llygaid glas yn hollol glir heb unrhyw bigment o gwbl, a bod bananas goraeddfed yn pelydru lliw indigo o dan olau uwchfioled? How interesting to learn that ‘Reindeer, birds, bees and fish can see in ultraviolet, and snakes, frogs and insects can see infrared!



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