You can discover the fascinating world of astronomy, from moons and stars to planets and galaxies. "Eyewitness Astronomy" is the perfect introduction to children learning about how we have viewed the stars and planets through the ages and how this science is continued today. Children will discover the host of planets and stars that occupy our universe and can unearth fascinating insights into the moon's connection to Earth's oceans (did you know that's why we have tides?) Packed with over 200 colourful pictures, as well as diagrams of satellites, telescopes and awesome facts about space, "Eyewitness Astronomy" provides the perfect combination of information and great ideas for school projects and comes with a free wallchart. For any budding astronomer, scientist or even astronaut, "Eyewitness Astronomy" provides everything they need to know about the infinite amount of space that surrounds our planet. It supports the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2.