Where Are the Constellations? by Stephanie Sabol and Who HQ, Illustrated by Laurie A. Conley
Which of these facts are true? A Chinese astronomer recorded and tracked stars back in 350 BC Different civilizations have had their own names and legends for constellations The Big Dipper, which looks like a soup ladle, is the easiest group of stars to spot
Calling all stargazers, this addition to theNew York Timesbestselling series is sure to be the perfect book for you!
Ancient people from many different cultures–Greek, Roman, Mezo-American, Arab–all looked up and imagined pictures in the sky by “drawing” a line from one star to another, like a connect-the-dots puzzle. These star pictures–constellations–represented myths and legends from the various cultures that still fascinate us today.
Author of the tremendously popularWhere Is Our Solar System?Stephanie Sabol relates many of the most popular constellation stories and explains what stars actually are: how they formed, why they die, and how they’re grouped into constellation families.