Explorer's Journal: Professor Astro Cat's Prompted Guide to Discovering Science and the Stars from Your Backyard (Paperback)

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By Dr. Dominic Walliman, Ben Newman (Illustrator)
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Description


Encourage kids aged 7 to 11 to think critically, be curious, and dream big with Explorer's Journal, a guided space exploration journal featuring delightful midcentury art from the hit cult book Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space.

Calling all space explorers! Your mission is to journey through space with Professor Astro Cat and log your supersonic, interstellar findings!

Discover the solar system and beyond from your backyard or bedroom with this guided journal based on Ben Newman's art from Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space. Keep a record of every shooting star you see, calculate how old are you really are on Neptune, dream up your very first space mission, and learn about asteroids, molten lava planets, galaxies, space stations, and tons more. Plus, Explorer's Journal includes a helpful section with important science terms and vocabulary ensures that your planetary knowledge will be out of this world. Up, up, and away!

About the Author


Dr. Dominic Walliman is a scientist who works on quantum computers. He studied quantum device physics at Birmingham University, where he also taught physics. He also holds a BSc and MSc in computer science. He is the co-author of the Professor Astro Cat books, which have been translated into eighteen languages.

Ben Newman has developed a distinct aesthetic over the years: a contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colors, and playful characters which has been described as "bauhaus fuzzy felt." He has produced work for a large range of clients, including the Tate Modern, New York Times, BBC Radio 4, Google, and The New Yorker. His practice extends outside of commercial work into worldwide exhibitions, paintings, and three-dimensional collaborations and he spends the majority of his time collaborating on the Professor Astro Cat children's books with his longtime friend Dr. Dominic Walliman.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780525577041
ISBN-10: 0525577041
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Publication Date: July 13th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English