eBook The Planets download
by Gail Gibbons
Author: Gail Gibbons
Publisher: Holiday House; 1st edition (September 1, 1993)
ePub: 1859 kb
Fb2: 1448 kb
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Nature and How It Works
Gail Gibbons has excellent non-fiction for the younger set. I love the factual information presented in small and easy to understand pieces.
Gail Gibbons has excellent non-fiction for the younger set. If you need a little more than Gibbons offers, check out Seymour Simon, who was books (like Gibbons) on many, many subjects. His are a bit more text heavy and have excellent photos.
Gail Gibbons has published close to fifty distinguished nonfiction titles with Holiday House. According to "The Washington Post", "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator. She lives in Vermont.
K-Gr 2-Gibbons uses brief declarative sentences to describe the sun and each planet of the solar system in succession, introducing concepts such as a day, a year, orbit, and rotation
K-Gr 2-Gibbons uses brief declarative sentences to describe the sun and each planet of the solar system in succession, introducing concepts such as a day, a year, orbit, and rotation. Her paintings sometimes tread the edge of oversimplicity; in a demonstration of day and night, there is almost no contrast between the planet's light and dark sides, and though she mentions in the text that Pluto is currently closer to the sun than Neptune, their orbits do not cross in the illustrations.
Gail’s science books can be grouped in a variety of ways, in units ranging from Dinosaurs to Ecosystems to Space. INSECTS & SPIDERS Monarch Butterfly Spiders. MAMMALS Bats Cats Dogs Elephants of Africa. There are eleven different units in all! See the full list-ing of units and books on the next page of this guide.
Since The Planets was first published in 1993, space exploration has resulted in many new achievements and discoveries.
Gail Gibbons is an American writer and illustrator of children's books, most of which are non-fiction. She started her career as a graphic artist for television, but transitioned to writing and designing children's books in the 1970s.