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by Seymour Simon

Describes the characteristics of the planet Jupiter and its moons as revealed by photographs sent back by two unmanned Voyager spaceships which took one-and-one half years to reach this distant giant.
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ISBN: 0606115331
ISBN13: 978-0606115339
Category: Children
Subcategory: Science Nature & How It Works
Author: Seymour Simon
Language: English
Publisher: Demco Media; 1st Printing edition (October 1, 1988)
ePUB size: 1478 kb
FB2 size: 1716 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 937
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Gorgeous color photos, most from NASA illustrate this book about Jupiter. I appreciate that Seymour Simon writes matter-of-factly, without a patronizing attitude. There are plenty of facts about Jupiter and each of its� four closest moons, Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
I am impressed by the entire series of picture books by Seymour Simon and our family has been enjoying his books, one about each planet, which we are using as part of our homeschooling. I have found that many of the books that attempt to cover all topics about space end up skimping on important general information that Simon easily communicates, such as the temperature and how it compares to Earth, why humans could not survive on the planet, and the general weather conditions and how they compare. The way these comparisons are made really helps children understand the conditions on the planets. This series by Simon is also superior to other books about Jupiter because the photos are in color; they are real, stunning photos, not lame illustrations drawn by hand.
I highly recommend that any parent read these books to their children. Teachers and homeschoolers would find this book a wonderful book to use while teaching about Jupiter.
Jupiter, by Seymour Simon is a very educational, easy to read book talking about our Solar System's largest planet. I especially liked all the interesting facts mentioned i this book and it was an informational and short read. Some of the facts that I found fasciating in this book were that Jupiter is one-and-one-half times as big as the other eiht planets put together, Jupiter's atmosphere is mostly made up of hydrogen gas, and the temperature is 250 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. This book also has some really good pages describing Jupiter's moons, an extremely informative page describing the Great Red Spot- Jupiter's super-hurricane more than twice the size of Earth-, and a page on the thin ring encircling this super-planet. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants detailed information on our largest planet. The color photographs in this book are amazing and really cool to look at.
I got this book at the library and when I started reading it I couldn't stop reading. I learned that it is about 480 million miles from the sun. I've read other Seymour Simon books but this is the best so far. I also liked Venus. If you want to learn more read the book.
This book is abut Jupiter.Did you know it has sixteen moons?There are other books in this series.They are all about the solar system.I gave this book four stars.Read it if you want to find out more about Jupiter.