Blast off for a spectacular 3-D tour of the solar system--from the infernal surface of the sun to the deepest, darkest reaches of space. Filled with engaging text, dazzling images, and diagrams throughout, 3-D Explorer: Solar System features five out-of-this-world pop-up scenes with cool metallic effects that really bring the secrets of space to life. This new title in the popular 3-D Explorer series is a kid's ultimate guide to the mysteries of space. Young astronomers will explore each of the solar system's regions in detail, discover the planets, comets and asteroids, experience the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing, hitch a ride on the International Space Station, and even traverse the dusty red surface of Mars. No rocket or space suits are needed to embark on this educational, entertaining mission!
Ian Graham is an experienced author of illustrated nonfiction books on a wide range of topics, including aviation and spaceflight. In 25 years, he has written more than 200 books and numerous magazine articles.