A gloriously illustrated first guide to outer space for ages 6+. Split into four clear sections on: What is Space?, Outer Space, The Solar System and The Space Age, discover how the universe was formed, the order of the planets in our Solar System and each of their unique features, how we get shooting stars, humankind’s many successful journeys into space and much more. Aaron Chushley’s vivid and captivating illustrations are accompanied by carefully written text for young readers by children’s science writer Camilla de la Bedoyere.

Consulted by experts at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.